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Question: I'm 31 weeks pregnant.. I'm getting pressure in lower stomach n back pain while walking
Answer: Take breaks while going for walk and walk slow. It's normal to have such pains.
Question: it's 33 weeks now. I am having sometimes extreme lower back pain(hips) while sleeping and sitting both times.
Answer: Hip pain during pregnancy is a common symptom that you may experience. This discomfort is most often felt late in pregnancy, specifically during the third trimester. This occurs because your body is preparing itself for labor. Soreness and pain are often felt the strongest on the side where the baby tends to lie in your uterus. Practicing exercises that strengthen both the back muscles, as well as, your abdominal muscles will likely reduce hip pain.
1. One exercise that may provide relief is elevating your hips above chest level while lying on your back for a couple of minutes.
2.Taking a warm bath or applying warm compresses to the area can reduce pain.
As you get closer to your delivery date, make sure to sleep on your side and keep your legs and knees bent.
place a pillow or blanket at the small of your back and sleep leaning against it. This will reduce pressure on the hip you are sleeping on.
Question: am 11 weeks pregnant...I hv lower abdominal pain n constipation...it's very painful..plz help me
Answer: Hello dear this is normal don't worry..
For constipation try this
1: When you get up in the morning, drink a glass of warm water with lemon.
2: Take a tablespoon of coconut oil or olive oil before each meal. The oil which help soften and lubricate the stool.
3: Until you clear your bowels limit your meals to fresh fruits such as apples and pears with skins , soups, salad vegetables like grated carrots with skins, nuts, seeds like sunflower and pumpkin and legumes such as black beans and chick peas and other easily digested protein such as eggs. Once your bowels have cleared you can go back to a more varied diet with meat etc.
4: Go for a long walk (or a repetitive walk close to the toilet).
5: Take a glass of warm water or herbal tea before bed.
6: Stew on the stove half a cup of dried fruits such as apricots or prunes with a cupful of water. Cook till the fruit is soft and then mash it and eat the whole thing including liquids in the morning before eating anything else.
7: Avoid caffeinated drinks.
8. Go to the toilet when you have the urge, don't put it off.
9: To ease the stool passing, rub some organic oil (e.g. virgin coconut oil) on your bottom area.
10. Drink lots of water throught the day.
11. Have rich fibre diet like oats, pomegranate with seeds etc .
Lower abdominal pain and cramping during pregnancy is termed as Round Ligament pain. A woman used to experience mild abdominal pain and discomfort through out the pregnancy time and there is nothing like to worry about as this abdominal cramping is normal. Abdominal pain during pregnancy can be just a sign that uterus is getting ready to carry a baby through the next nine months of pregnancy. Lower abdominal pain occasionally crop up during pregnancy because of uterus stretching, from constipation or from gas.
During pregnancy, the uterus enlarges to provide accommodation to the growing fetus. This enhances the size and weight of the uterus.
Increased weight and size puts pressure on the ligament that holds it further causing it to stretch. This condition leads to lower abdominal pain, cramping during pregnancy, which is also termed as Round Ligament pain.
To get some relief, reduce your physical activity
* To decrease pain reduce cramp-inducing positions
* Comfortably resting can also relieve from pain
* You can also take a warm bath to relax from lower stomach pain and cramps during pregnancy
* Avoid turning sharply at the waist, if you are experiencing abdominal pain during pregnancy.
Question: I hv lower abdominal pain while sitting...
Answer: Hello dear. Some abdominal pain during pregnancy is normal: After all, your organs are constantly shifting, your uterus is expanding, and your ligaments are stretching. However if the pain is severe and unbearable, you'll have to contact your gynecologist immediately.
Few of the remedies are :
Sit down, put your feet up, and relax. Resting comfortably should relieve your symptoms.
A hot water bottle or heating pad might help.
Drink lots of liquids.
When you do feel a pain, bend towards the pain to relieve it. Take care.