Pregnancy aches and pains

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We asked our Facebook fans, "Hips, back, feet, ribs, wrists... What aches and pains did you have when pregnant?". Here's what they said:

You can also add thighs, shoulders, calves and breasts to that list - Chantal Odette le Roux

Sciatica & round ligamant - Amina Dawood

At this moment low back pains. And cramps just beneath my tummy - Telana Erasmus de Winnaar

Mine was my ribs it was sore as hell... lol and lower back as well even after birth my ribs was kicked out of proportion but thank god, its totally fine now!!! - Zayaan Isaacs

BACK! Currently ACHING as I type this ... *ouch* - Nicki Dadic

Back and hips. Especially with my third. - Allison Wainwright

Back Back and Back!oh and round ligament pain. - Cassandra Lynne Arbuckle


Parent24's Midwife, Marlise Van Onselen got a question asking about these kinds of pains during pregnancy:


My hips are killing me at night, I have tried the pillow between legs, under hips, stretching & a warm pack, nothing is helping. Any suggestions? I'm 32 weeks pregnant.

Answer:

During pregnancy you body goes through lots of changes, this changes can create many aches and pains.  Hip pain and lower-back pain are two of the most common pains during pregnancy. Treatment will not necessarily take the pain away but will a allowing you to have a more comfortable pregnancy experience.

See the rest of her answer here
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