Is lower back pain and frequent urination a side effect of pregnancy?

Can be. Backpainduring pregnancy is not uncommon. As the baby grows, the musclesof the back must work harder to counteract the weight of the babytrying to pull you forward and they get fatigued and start to ache. Important to give you back rest when you feel fatigued and if not contraindicated some backstrengthening exercises can help.Urinaryfrequencyalso not uncommon but make sure no infection. See doc.

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