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English to Russian translations [PRO] Medical - Medical (general)
English term or phrase:Braxton Hicks
It's common to experience practice contractions, called Braxton Hicks, throughout the second and third trimesters. Although they are completely harmless and usually only last about 30 seconds, it can be a shock to feel your uterus tightening and relaxing. Don't worry: it's simply your body's way of preparing for birth. If they occur more than four times an hour, let your midwife, GP or maternity unit know what's happening