What are braxton hicks? Braxton-Hicks contractions are the type of contractions that simulates the actual ones and helps the body prepare for delivery. They do not, however, result in labor. True contractions occur only when the body is in the process of going into labor. Braxton-Hick's contractions are named after the physician who had originally characterized them. They … [Read more...] about When To Be Concerned About Braxton Hicks Contractions?