Braxton Hicks contractions

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Braxton Hicks contractions

(ˈbrækstən ˈhɪks)
pl n
(Medicine) painless intermittent contractions of the womb that occur in pregnancy, becoming stronger towards full term
[C19: named after J. Braxton Hicks (1823–97), British obstetrician]
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Decco takes control when Kerri-Ann's false labour starts, bringing her to the hospital.
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