Contraction Counter

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Updated May 12, 2022
Think you might be going into labor? Keep track of your contractions with The Bump’s easy-to-use Contraction Counter. Click the "Start Contraction" button when a contraction begins and again when the contraction ends — we'll take care of the rest.
Our handy Contraction Counter will automatically calculate the length and frequency of your contractions to help you monitor your labor progress and determine when to head to the hospital or birthing center. Counting contractions has never been easier.

Labor and Delivery FAQs

Am I having real labor contractions?

Before labor begins, you may experience false labor contractions known as Braxton Hicks contractions, which are basically your body’s way of warming up for the real deal. So how can you tell whether you’re feeling true labor pains? Here’s how to tell the difference…

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What are signs that I'm going into labor?

You've been anticipating this moment for the last nine+ months; no wonder you're worried about missing the signals. So how do you know when you’ve entered the early stages of childbirth? Look for these signs of labor…

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At what point during labor should I head to the hospital?

You don’t need to fly out the door the moment you experience your first contraction. If you’re planning to give birth at a hospital or birthing center, it’s important to time your departure carefully. Here’s what to keep in mind…

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What should I pack in my hospital bag?

You certainly don’t want to forget the essentials amid all the excitement! Here’s a rundown of the must-haves (and some nice-to-haves) to pack for yourself, your partner and baby…

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