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i was woken up in the middle of the night cos my tummy was ssooooo achy

(6 Posts)
biglips Mon 21-Jul-08 14:17:18

and rock hard too whilst i was lying in bed.

i had to get up and walk round cos by then i woken up and my tummy was ok then.

why was that all about?

im 32 weeks pg.

lulumama Mon 21-Jul-08 14:23:16

don;t worry biglips, sounds like braxton hicks , i.e practice contractions.. normal part of later pregnancy

biglips Mon 21-Jul-08 14:24:09

thanks lulu for the reassurance smile

cheerfulvicky Mon 21-Jul-08 14:50:32

I've been having this (am 36 weeks) but without the tightness, so I thought it couldn't be BH. Thanks lulumama for the info!
Anyone know why it only happens at night and wakes you up, but never in the day? Well strange

lulumama Mon 21-Jul-08 15:23:56

make sure you are well hydrated as if you aren;t it can lead to more BH

if you are worried, or it is painful, or the tightness does not go away,then give your MW a call

biglips Mon 21-Jul-08 15:33:10

yes atm i do have abit of protein in my urine if thats matters? so gotta drink more water as advised by my midwife.

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