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What Do Labor Contractions Really Feel Like?

Create: 01/03/2017 - 10:15
What Do Labor Contractions Really Feel Like?
Your due date is approaching. You're on the lookout for labor contractions. But what do they really feel like? It's a little bit different for everybody, so you can't really say what you're going to feel." Still, there are a few clues that what you're feeling is actually labor contractions.
 

Signs and Symptoms that You're in Labor

Create: 01/23/2016 - 11:37
Signs and Symptoms that You're in Labor
So what are the signs that labor is beginning? You might be experiencing menstrual cramps, lower backache, soft bowel movements. So another sign of labor beginning is the discharge of the mucous plug or bloody show. 
 
The mucous plug is the plug inside your cervix that keeps the baby in. So when labor starts, the mucous plug will start to come out. This can happen anywhere from a few weeks before you give birth to a few hours before you actually go into labor. 
 
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