only in the last trimester when they prepare the uterus for labor and are called Braxton Hicks contractions.
It could be contractions or it could be false contractions (Braxton Hicks)
They are called contractions of the uterus.
Yes because it can stimulate contractions.
Yes, it is possible for constipation to cause contractions. Many pregnant women experience more Braxton Hicks contractions, which are uncomfortable but safe, when they are either constipated or suffering from large amounts of gas.
I am pregnant with my 4th child (29 weeks) and this is the only place I felt them, especially the Braxton/Hicks contractions.
Sounds like Braxton Hicks contractions. Not to worry, they are "practice" contractions. If they get painful, call the doc right away.
Dizziness is a normal symptom of pregnancy. You should NOT, however, be smoking. It is not healthy for the baby. Please consult with your prenatal care provider.
Yes! It may be implantation bleeding rather than a period. Implantation bleeding is often mistaken for a period.