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Describe a 'twinge'

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MayimBialik Wed 31-Oct-12 16:11:57

I keep reading about people having twinges suggesting impending labour. What do they mean a 'twinge'?? I desperately want one of these twinges as I am 39+3 and fit to burst.could a Braxton hick's be considered a twinge?

I want to be able to say to people I've had a few twinges! Waaaaah!! Actually I want to say 'I've had the baby' but will settle for 'twinges' now i suppose...

RhubarbCrumbled Wed 31-Oct-12 16:39:37

From what I remember last time, it's a bit like a period cramp and it makes you draw breath and say 'oooo'.

ALittleBitOfMagic Wed 31-Oct-12 17:54:51

39+5 here and I've been having period type pain on and off for a week so when people ask if I've been having twinges (about 50 times a day !! angry) I've been saying yes . I didn't really understand it either til I started getting the cramp . I think you will know if and when you get them .

MayimBialik Wed 31-Oct-12 18:55:13

I get period cramp and BHs on and off. Dammit I'm going to call them twinges. I wouldn't go as far as too say the cramp takes my breath away unfortunately. Come on pain!

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