Braxton hicks

Braxton Hicks contractions are irregular contractions of the uterus... You may have heard the term “Braxton Hicks” before, but until you discovered you were pregnant, you didn’t pay much attention. However, this is something that could very realistically happen during your pregnancy. In this article we will discuss the symptoms and causes of Braxton Hicks contractions so you will be more familiar should you in fact experience them at some point in your mid to late pregnancy. What are Braxton Hicks Contractions? Braxton Hicks contractions are irregular contractions of the uterus that can occur in the second or third trimester of the pregnancy. They tend to mainly occur during physical activity when the uterus tightens for 30-60 seconds starting [...]