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I`ve been experiencing some cramps could they be braxton hicks?

Hi Alex,
I`m twenty weeks and two days, this last week i`v been experiencing some cramps could they be braxton hicks they are sometimes painfull but only last for a matter of seconds usually three - four times within the day. They really don`t feel like cramps iv never felt this sensation before, is it to early yet for braxton hicks?
Thanks Natalie

Sarah...
Answer: Hi Natalie, Thank you for your enquiry. Braxton hicks do start to be felt around this time and you may be more sensitive to feeling them. Try not to worry these are very normal and it is a sign of a healthy pregnancy. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 15 Apr 2008