How do you know your in labor if your contractions are not painful?

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Labor contractions are painful and you can't ignore them. If they are not painful then they are just Braxton Hicks.
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How painful are contractions?

The truth is it really varies for each woman. Some lucky women say that the labor contractions are like an intense version of a menstrual cramp, for others it is the most pain

Is labor painful?

Yes labor is painful so it's good to prepare so you know all the different methods for dealing with the pain before labor and write down to the midwife how you want things. Th

Where do you get labor pain?

Labor pain is felt in the abdomen ( think "cramps" while menstruating, lasting 30 sec. to 2 minutes, with intervals), as the uterus contracts. One can also have pain in the lo

Could you be in labor if you're having lower back pains and strong contractions?

Yes, however, on tv you have a contraction & you go to the hospital & the baby is born. With all of my babies, i had back pain & contractions for weeks before they were so pai

How is the pain when in labor?

hi, i think it depends on the person, but with my first, second stage of labor was the most painful, contraction start to get stronger and tighter as the baby moves down. pain