Contractions won't begin in earnest until the baby's delivery day arrives, but you might feel contractions on and off during the third trimester. "You may get an occasional, uncomfortable tightening in the stomach -- that's your uterus getting its act together, and exercising for the grand finale," says Paul du Treil, M.D., director of maternal and child health at Touro Infirmary in New Orleans.
So when can you expect to feel contractions? Here's the scoop.
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