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Back Pain During Pregnancy

Back Pain During Pregnancy

Back Pain During Pregnancy Weight gain is one common reason why women suffer from back pain during pregnancy. Sudden weight gain puts pressure on the spine to support the added weight. As the baby grows, its weight also presses nerves and blood vessels in the expectant mother's pelvis and back. As the mother gains weight, sometimes her posture changes to accommodate her weight gain, which may also strain back muscles. In addition to this, several hormonal and muscle changes also cause back pain. While pregnant, a woman's body produces the hormone relaxin, which causes ligaments around the pelvis to relax...

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Lower Back Pain Early Pregnancy

Lower Back Pain Early Pregnancy

Causes and Remedies for Lower Back Pain in Early Pregnancy Most women are beyond excited when they first find out they’re pregnant, even if the first indicator was some nausea or another not so subtle side effect. However, that excitement may quickly begin to wane as the newly expectant mama begins to experience additional nuances of her changing pregnant body, including lower back pain. The good news is, though, that a lot can be done to help minimize even the peskiest of pregnancy problems. Understanding the causes and identifying some key strategies for managing discomfort, like using a pregnancy pillow,...

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Pregnancy Massage Benefits

Pregnancy Massage Benefits

Pregnancy Massage Benefits Finding out you are expecting is one of those moments in life that transcends words. Suddenly your body is no longer quite your own. As it begins to change week by week, this feels more and more true. As your baby grows, your organs shift around to make room. Your pelvis expands, often causing lower back aches. Your stomach and intestines move upwards to push up against your diaphragm and lungs, causing shortness of breath and abdominal aches and pains. And don't even talk about the constant need to visit the ladies room!So here, it just makes...

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