Answer: Some abdominal pain during pregnancy is normal: After all, your organs are constantly shifting, your uterus is expanding, and your ligaments are stretching. And let's not forget morning sickness. But abdominal pain during pregnancy can be much more serious (though much rarer). Your growing uterus As your uterus grows, it displaces your bowel, Eat more frequent, smaller meals, exercise regularly, get rest, and empty your bladder often. Round ligament pain "Sometimes as the uterus enlarges, it stretches the round ligaments--two big ligaments that travel off the front of the uterus and down into the groin." Constipation and gas Constipation and gas are, unfortunately, often part and parcel of pregnancy. Progesterone, a hormone that increases during pregnancy.
Answer: Sleep on your side with legs bent and a pillow between your knees supporting the whole length of your leg. This position will support the joints around your pelvis and hips. If this doesn’t help, experiment with pillows and cushions until you find something that suits you. Place a pillow under your bump to stop you rolling forward. Before your bump gets too big, try to "turn under" when turning in bed or turn over with your knees together and your buttocks squeezed. Put an extra layer of padding, such as a folded sleeping bag or quilt, above or below your hip joint, whichever best relieves your pain. Place a warmed wheat bag next to your hips.