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Are Braxton Hicks harmful for my baby?

They are not! In the beginning of pregnancy these contractions strengthen the uterus, where the baby is accommodated. Later they are preparing the region for the labour, by thinning it out and opening up the cervix. Braxton Hicks contractions also improve the flow of blood and thus oxygen to the placenta and the growing baby.

See also:

Braxton Hicks - Distingiushed from labour

Braxton Hicks - Description

Braxton Hicks - When to worry

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
   
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