I'm 37wks and have had constant Braxton Hicks since 28 weeks. In the last 3 weeks they've been getting more intense and some are really quite painful - they can take my breath away and I need to stop what I'm doing and breathe through them. Sometimes I have 4 or 5 in an hour. I'm a bit concerned that if I don't have a show or waters breaking I might not realise I'm in labour right away. When I ask people they are dismissive saying 'oh, don't worry, you'll know' but their experience of Braxton hicks was painless, mine really isn't! Anyone had experience of this? Midwife says the intensity of my BHs is quite unusual but not a bad thing because my uterus will be very limbered up for labour! I just hope I know it's happening when it is...
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