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Why is my stomach hardening during the third trimester of pregnancy?

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09/03/14

When the stomach hardens during pregnancy it is a contraction. Most like you are experiencing Braxton Hicks contractions which are very common. Braxtons Hicks contractions are your body's way of practicing and preparing for labor. Real labor contraction will also cause your belly to get hard but they are usually rythmic and painful.

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