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My tummy has been going real tight and is quite painful

hi alex, im just wondering im 27 weeks pregnant and my tummy has been going real tight and is quite painful. what could this mean?

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, The tightenings are Braxton hicks which are a normal part of pregnancy. They can be uncomfortable at times. If you are getting a lot of pain you need to visit your GP for a check up. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 15 May 2009