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Braxton Hicks and 'tightenings'; - are they the same???

(3 Posts)
mrsjetson Tue 11-Sep-07 18:15:04

I should know better with number 4 but my MW has just started talking about tightenings.....

belgo Tue 11-Sep-07 18:16:14

yes I consider them to be the same thing.

But tightenings could also be refering to what someone thinks is the start of labour.

Tinkjon Tue 11-Sep-07 22:04:31

could be either - I kept referring to BHs and midwife almost 'corrected' me each time, saying "tightenings" instead...

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