Before "true" labor begins, you may have "false" labor pains, also known as Braxton Hicks contractions. These irregular uterine contractions are perfectly normal and may start to occur as early as the second trimester, although they are more common during the third trimester of pregnancy. They are your body's way of getting ready for the "real thing."
Missed period, achy breasts, tired, feeling queasy, running to the bathroom a lot? These are the five most common symptoms of pregnancy. But, even if you have ALL these symptoms you still may not be pregnant. Drop in here to share your thoughts and fears, get helpful feedback from other members, and find support from others who may be standing in your shoes.