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Anyone else get strong Braxton Hicks after an orgasm?

(8 Posts)
RightUpMyRue Sat 10-Nov-12 22:37:10

I get them at other times too but nowhere near as strong as they are after an orgasm. They don't last very long and I'm pretty sure it's not a bad sign but I'm hoping I'm not alone?

amazingmumof6 Sun 11-Nov-12 00:48:11

yep, that's normal, no worries

ZuleikaD Sun 11-Nov-12 06:24:12

Yep, normal - concrete uterus afterwards here too. Good for uterus, good for baby, good for you! (Orgasms help ripen the cervix towards the end, too.)

RightUpMyRue Sun 11-Nov-12 10:02:57

Good to hear smile Thank you both.

ItsMyLastOne Sun 11-Nov-12 11:29:12

Yep, me too!

VisualiseAHorse Sun 11-Nov-12 15:34:24

Yes! Yes! Yes!

But seriously. Always got BH during sex. GRRrrr.

MrsHBaby3 Sun 11-Nov-12 16:18:40

Yes apparently the uterus usually contracts with an orgasm but when preg you feel it a lot more as its bigger and stretched and full of baby.
I can see a definite outline of what position baby is in after an orgasm!

amazingmumof6 Sun 11-Nov-12 16:22:01

good or bad news, you decide, but for some women BH after sex can turn into proper contractions and bring labour on!
( I don't know how common or rare that is)

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