Unfortunately, back pain is a problem that affects more than half of pregnant women.
It is a drawbacks of weight gain that changes the center of gravity in addition to a relaxation of the muscles that can cause the pain.
There are several types of pains, depending on their location and intensity, most of them do not require treatment, but in case of doubts always consult your doctor.
Although there is no miracle solution for back pain, you can adopt some behaviors and attitudes that can alleviate a little.
Tips for Relieving Back Pain
Posture is very important to relieve back pain, you should always try to correct the way you walk, sit and fall. In pregnancy with increasing belly size your center of gravity undergoes changes and you have to adapt your movements to this change. Stand up without forcing the spine. Sit with some support in the back as a cushion and try to keep your feet up.
It seems a little strange the clothing is related to back pain, but the truth is that very tight clothing prevents the circulation of blood. You should be especially careful with the bra, this should be correct size. Breast augmentation that occurs in pregnancy increases pressure on the back, so it is important to choose models that support this weight.
A good night’s rest is essential to maintain energy for your day-to-day life, but it does not matter just the hours you sleep but also the quality of the hours you sleep, try to sleep in a comfortable position with a cushion that supports the neck area , you should stay on your side to sleep and your knees bent.
Most pregnant women can and should do physical exercise during pregnancy, keep the body in motion improves body relaxation, helps maintain controlled weight and helps in childbirth. Talk to your doctor about the right exercises for you.
The shoes you use greatly influence the possible pains of pregnancy, you should choose models of low-heeled shoes about 3 cm high that do not put pressure on the muscles of the legs and the vertebrae.
To ease the aches you can resort to massage, yoga, acupuncture, meditation and making hot water compresses in the sore area.
Although they are fairly common during pregnancy, the persistent pains that linger for a few days should be looked at by your doctor may be a symptom of problems such as renal colic, urinary infection or even threatened preterm delivery.