braxton hicks contractions


braxton hicks contractions

Braxton Hicks contractions pl n

  1. painless intermittent contractions of the womb that occur in pregnancy, becoming stronger towards full term

Word Origin for Braxton Hicks contractions C19: named after J. Braxton Hicks (1823–97), British obstetrician Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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