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diarrhoea caused by BH ?

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Bluepetra Fri 05-Jun-15 12:26:54

Keeping it brief so, I'm 23 weeks. Want to know if BH can cause diarrhea ? Last night I had what felt like contractions, ( had a baby before) they are similar to diarrhea cramps I know, as I also have IBS.
Anyway when I Googled Braxton Hicks it said they weren't painful and have no pattern. These were painful and had a consistent pattern, ending with diarrhea. Went on for an hour and went. So I'm wondering if prostaglandins are to blame ??
Anyone know or had similar experience ?

Bluepetra Fri 05-Jun-15 12:29:29

diarrhoea phone does not like that word.

Number3cometome Fri 05-Jun-15 12:35:40

No they don't cause it, but it's fairly normal in pregnancy to have an upset stomach.

Inpup Fri 05-Jun-15 12:45:23

Sounds like you had a mild tummy bug.

Bluepetra Fri 05-Jun-15 12:55:53

Didn't feel like a stomach bug though, and it was gone in an hour, and why the contractions ? They weren't bowel pain ones either. Feeling confused.

Number3cometome Fri 05-Jun-15 13:12:45

if you are unsure call your midwife, but if it has stopped, not sure what they will really do?

Bluepetra Fri 05-Jun-15 13:15:09

Just wondered if anyone had had similar really. But I'll phone and see.

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