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Back pain that gets worse while laying at 38 weeks pregnant

Usually positional: At this point, you are ready to have your baby and the pain may be related to the baby pressing or lying against certain spinal structures . You may need to adjust how tou position yourself until delivery. ...Read more

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If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more


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38 weeks pregnant with constant back pain. Please help?

38 weeks pregnant with constant back pain. Please help?

PLEASE CALL YOUR OB: All ? Like this should be directed to your ob, if you are not in labor your OB can suggest pain meds and if it is just back pain and you were my pt would offer to induce you at 39 weeks. ...Read more

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I am having strong back pain and feel like my hips are being pulled apart I am 38 weeks pregnant wot could this be?

I am having strong back pain and feel like my hips are being pulled apart I am 38 weeks pregnant wot could this be?

Softening Pelvis: Your pelvic joints are softening & shifting to allow your baby to move through the birth canal. It is actually pretty common to have pain this late in the pregnancy. You can use a full body pillow when lying down to support your pelvis. Try not to be on your feet all day. You are almost there- the joy of your new baby will make all this worth it. ...Read more

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I am 38 weeks pregnant and have been losing my plug for over two weeks, now i have lower back pain and nnausea what should i do?

I am 38 weeks pregnant and have been losing my plug for over two weeks, now i have lower back pain and nnausea what should i do?

Call you OB: Passing the mucus plug doesn't mean a whole lot, but a lot of women assume they are passing mucus plug and instead its meconium stained fluid. Call your OB/midwife and tell them you've been leaking something and may be having early labor. You probably need to be placed on the monitor to check for labor and examined to see if its fluid and to see if cervix dilated. Call this morning! ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant and having severe low back pain, a significant amout of pressure. It's been getting worse to where i can't breathe when it comes on?

Low back pain: Low back pain is common with pregnancy. Toward the end of the pregnancy the pelvic ligaments relax in preparation for delivery. The sacroiliac joints are often the source of the low back pain. There are a variety of treatments including pillows, pregnancy braces, moist heat and ice packs, and topical medications. See your obstetrician for guidance. ...Read more

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Im 38 weeks pregnant and im getting period like cramps and low back pain can't cope with this pain anymore getting the cramps for 2 weeks now?

Sacroiliac joints: As the pregnancy nears completion, the joints and ligaments of the birth canal begin to loosen. The baby often rotates from breech to head down position. The added pressure leads to cramps and pain from the sacroiliac joints in your back. See your gynecologist to discuss treatments that reduce the pain. ...Read more

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38 weeks pregnant hard abdomen, vagina pain, and lower back pain?

38 weeks pregnant hard  abdomen, vagina pain, and lower back pain?

Pregnant: It could be brxton hics contractions, (false labor) or early labor. If you walk and contractions persists it is labor. Wait until contractions are5 minutes a part, than go to the hospital ...Read more

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Pain In The Back (Definition)

Pain in the back is also known as Back pain. Pain in the back is a symptom that can be due to a number of causes including musculoskeletal or neurological problems or due to problems ...Read more


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Back Pain (Definition)

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