So throughout pregnancy your body must adapt to the increase and changes in weight distribution.
If you have:
-previous back problems
-long hours of sitting
your pain may be exacerbated by your new posture during pregnancy.
Common areas of pain are:
Over the following weeks, I will give you a week-by-week guide to the various types of pain that occur during pregnancy and you will find out why each pain occurs.
You’ll get recommendations for how to alleviate or at least manage the level of pain you feel, so it doesn’t worsen week-by-week as your body begins to carry more and more weight.
TIP OF THE DAY
It is common but not normal to have pain during pregnancy. Make sure you inform your midwife, obstetrician or GP about your pain and ask to be referred for treatment.
Until next time,