The monitors show contractions but all you feel is tightening why?

Answer Answer Every human body is different into how we feel pain. A contraction is esentially a cramp, or a tightening of the muscles. Some woman feel severe pain with very mild contractions, and others... Read More »

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This is your first pregnancy and you were wondering how do you know when the baby's head drops and what do contractions feel like?

Answer Sometimes it is difficult to tell when the head drops and in some pregnancies the baby might not descend until quite late in labor. Some signs are a feeling of pressure low down, walking see... Read More »

What can you do when you've been pregnant 3 times don't have any warning when going into labor and only feel contractions after water breaks which only leaves you 30 minutes to get to a hospital?

Each pregnancy is different, and each person's experience with labor is different. Generally the more babies you deliver, the shorter the time from when labor begins until you deliver the baby. An... Read More »

You are 38 weeks 1 been having backache and contractions and have had a show your midwife has said you're 15 to the brim does this mean you're going to have the baby soon?

Contractions are intermittent painless uterine contractions that are not true labor pains?