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    When Do Braxton Hicks Contractions Start?

    Understanding Braxton Hicks Contractions Braxton Hicks contractions, also known as practice contractions, are intermittent uterine contractions that can occur during pregnancy. These contractions are named after John Braxton Hicks, an English doctor who first described them in 1872. Unlike real contractions, Braxton Hicks contractions do not cause the cervix to dilate and are usually painless. They may feel like a…

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