Discussion in 'Pregnancy - Third Trimester' started by Laura--x, Apr 16, 2009.

  1. Laura--x

    Laura--x Guest

    I know everyone says u get pain in your lower bump n back..

    but ive had a few really bad pains in my upper back, like where my ribs are. They last about 20-30 seconds and take my breath away when they come, ive got mild pains in my lower bump but nothing compared to the back pain.

    Im going 2 start timing them now but i had 2 in about 2 minutes not long ago..

    Could it b contractions? Can you feel the pain in your upper back? x
  2. JJF

    JJF Finished at 3

    Jul 23, 2008
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    I've really no clue as I don't remember having anything higher up while in labor but really, who knows, ha. Keep that clock handy and time everything. I would guess that the 'higher up' stuff is maybe braxton hicks but then again you are 38 weeks so this really could be IT.
  3. Janisdkh

    Janisdkh Well-Known Member

    Aug 16, 2008
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    Yep sounds like it. They do take your breath away. I know mine did. I didn't even want to breath it hurt. Not everyone contracts the same to be honest. Just time your pains and when they are 5 mins apart I would go in. Though since I am getting an epi ill be going in sooner.

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