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cramps in lower back and tight front of bump - 34 weeks

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bigredtractor Tue 04-Feb-14 20:47:23

Hi, I've noticed the front of my bump being tighter and more uncomfortable over the last 2 days or so (actively tightening, if that makes sense!). Now tonight I've got cramps in my lower back and in to my pelvis..like a dull, constant ache.

The baby's head is nowhere close to being engaged, so this is unlikely to be labour, isn't it? ISN'T IT?!!

I never had Braxton Hicks with my first pg - or didn't notice any - so does this sound like a warm-up to you, rather than early rumblings of labour?

juliec26 Tue 04-Feb-14 22:13:35

I am 31 weeks and having bad back cramps tonight so much so think im going to go to bed - no 2 can engage whilst in labour so may well be the start of it - I have never had braxton hicks either.. my 2 labour was very different to my 1st - good luck smile

juliec26 Tue 04-Feb-14 22:27:39

Sorry thought I read u were 38 weeks .. At 34 weeks more likely Braxton hicks .. Think mine are .. Hope they pass

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