https://www.webmd.com/baby/labor-signs

During contractions, the abdomen becomes hard. ... for each woman, and may feel different from one pregnancy to the next.

https://bloomlife.com/preg-u/6-different-types-of-contractions/

Contractions are a normal part of pregnancy and occur when the uterine muscle tightens and flexes, just like flexing any other muscle. In the end, uterine muscle ...

https://bloomlife.com/preg-u/answer-to-a-new-moms-faq-what-do-real-contractions-feel-like/

Contractions! The mysterious, kinda-scary, kinda-exciting sensation you're waiting for at the end of your pregnancy—the sensations that could mean you're in ...

https://www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy/contractions-and-signs-of-labor.aspx

Call your provider if you have strong and regular contractions, pain in the belly and ... Preterm labor is labor that begins too early, before 37 weeks of pregnancy.

https://www.pampers.com/en-us/pregnancy/giving-birth/article/what-do-contractions-feel-like

There could be several times during pregnancy when you feel contractions or cramps and wonder: Is this it? Am I going into labor? Sometimes it can be difficult  ...

https://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/symptoms-and-solutions/labor-contractions.aspx

Jun 25, 2018 ... Even if you didn't know much about pregnancy and birth when you conceived, you no doubt are familiar with contractions — your body's ...

https://www.todaysparent.com/pregnancy/giving-birth/what-do-contractions-feel-like/

Apr 5, 2018 ... It's probably what many pregnant women worry about: How much ... Real moms and a doctor explain what early labor and contractions feel like.

https://www.avawomen.com/avaworld/what-are-contractions/

Sep 5, 2018 ... Uterine contractions aren't limited to only pregnancy. The uterus contracts over the course of the menstrual cycle, becoming more pronounced ...

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a22577215/what-do-contractions-feel-like/

Aug 1, 2018 ... Pregnancy can be wonderful—but it also requires pushing a watermelon-sized living thing out of your vagina. Here's what to expect when the ...

https://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/braxton-hicks-contractions

If you feel tightening or cramping in your abdomen during your pregnancy, you may be having Braxton Hicks contractions. This is normal and not a sign that ...