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Why Do My Hips Hurt During Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Mainly Relaxin: Relaxin is a hormone produced by the corpus luteum, decidua, and placenta. Relaxin contributes to relaxation of the uterine muscle, separation of the symphysis pubis and softening of the cervix. The separation of the symphysis pubis allows the pelvic bone to move and open, thus causing your hips to " give out .". ...Read more
Pelvic girdle laxity: One reason loose ligaments of pelvis. Women with joint hypermobility syndrome (jhs) have. If can touch thumb back & down to your wrist & with locked knees touch both palms to the floor, you likely have this variant of ligament (gristle in lay terms) tautness. Jhs found predominantly in women. As children could back bridge & put feet behind neck. Jhs makes for easy childbirth & painful periods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: On whether you are male or female and your age, more info needed. ...Read more
During my period my abdomen swells so much I look pregnant and my cramps are severe. My lower back feels like it will snap.What do I do
Nerve connection: There is a major nerve complex in the pelvis that leads to the reproductive organs and your legs.(Lumbosacral complex). Endometriosis patients often complain of radiating or aching leg pain with their periods. Have a GYN MD check out your situation to be sure that isn't the case. ...Read more
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