I didnt even know what they were with DS so this time around I was kind of surprised but they seem to have started Monday and i get it once a day. I start with some lower cramps like my period is coming and then my belly gets hard as a rock. goes away fairly quickly but im not loving it. I got another one yesterday as well.. is it normal to get it this early?
With my other two kids I got them early on. So far with this baby, I haven't had too many yet. Drink water and rest as much as you can when they start. Tell your doctor about them at your next appointment.
I get contractions quite often. I don't consider them BH because to me BH is false labor (continuous contractions for like an hour or more which eventually stop), not just contractions once in a while. I can always tell when it's coming because my chest gets a little tight. I get them at rest too. And I got them with DD a lot even though I rested all the time. I just consider that my body is practicing And it's nice to know that a contraction is just a tightening of the belly, and that it doesn't have to hurt.
I get them on occasion. Like Leah, this has been my least BH ridden pregnancy so far. With my other two I was getting them from about 20 weeks on. I'm sure they'll come back more annoying as I get closer. I tend to get them when little guy is moving tons and irritating my uterus!