I was only 29 weeks and 4 days, so I just figured they were Braxton hicks
and decided to wait it out," she explained on Instagram.
I had no idea what Braxton Hicks
were before having a baby.
My wife had had no twinges at that point and then she rang me at seven o'clock to say she had started to feel some contractions but wasn't sure whether they were Braxton Hicks
false ones or not.
We spent Sunday evening casually watching TV as I commented on the occasional Braxton Hicks
contraction, still completely painless and barely uncomfortable.
Sarah was told that she was experiencing Braxton Hicks
- a tightening of the muscles in the womb - and sent home.
CONTRACTIONS | Infrequent, they occur every five to 10 minutes a few times a day Not constant, don't last longer than a few seconds Severity depends on activity levels as the contractions stop when you slow down, sit down or change position Usually quite weak or strong in the beginning, getting weaker with time Felt mostly in the lower abdomen LABOUR CONTRACTIONS | Occur more regularly, usually two to three minutes apart Each one tends to last for about 30 to 90 seconds Remain consistent regardless of your activity level and position Cause a sharp pain | May begin in the abdomen, then moving toward the lower back or vice versa
At 22 weeks, Toni began experiencing Braxton Hicks
and then, only a week later, she began to get contractions.
She turns to Roanna for some muchneeded support - but it looks like the stress of the situation may have brought on her labour as she starts to experience pains that feel much more than Braxton Hicks
She turns to Roanna for some much-needed support - but it looks like the stress of the situation may have brought on her labour as she starts to experience pains that feel much more than Braxton Hicks
I remember asking her, 'Have your Braxton Hicks
They told her she had Braxton Hicks
contractions and sent her home, despite being two centimetres along.
The Mirror wrote in an online headline that 'Kate is not in labour - but Twitter is having Braxton Hicks
contractions ahead of royal baby's arrival.