Between The Backpain And The Muscle Spasms I Ll Never Sleep

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Lucky1 - May 16

I can't Sleep on my belly, I can't sleep on my back and now sleeping on my side gives me back pain.... What's a girl to do? I keep getting musle cramps... oh, and how long should a pregnant woman go without a Bowel Movent? I going on 4 days now... Weeew, I got issues. By the way, I'm 23 Weeks, anyone else have discomforts like this. Any of you know anyhing to help these symptoms?

 

To Lucky1 - May 16

I use plenty of pillows with one between my legs so my sides don't hurt. Your ligaments are stretching, not to mention everything else that's being moved out of the way because the baby. As for that stupid bowel movement I use Colace. It's perfectly safe, my doctor recommended it to me.( take it from someone whose pipes were clogged for 5 days) . It's like draino, it works like a charm.

 

kp - May 16

Would it be OK if you sleep on back? I do allways does it hurt my baby? I am 16 weeks. Please help

 

******** - May 16

Sleeping on your back can cause problems with backaches, breathing, digestive system, hemorrhoids, low blood pressure and decrease in circulation to your heart and your baby. This is a result of your abdomen resting on your intestines and major blood vessels (the aorta and vena cava).

 

Julie - May 16

Try one of those pregnancy pillows you can buy them at babies r us I used one with my son and it helped. As far as the muscle spasms go I don't know what to tell ya I got Charlie Horses in my legs during the night with my son and they were horrible! If you can go #2 try drinking nothing but water. I had the same problem and had hemroids pretty bad and started drinking lots of water and it has been helping keep me regular. Or try eating rasberries and blueberries (I buy them frozen).

 

Lucky1 - May 16

Thanks for the advice, I appreciate it. I also get charlie horses in my left calf(SP.) They are extremely painful and leave me in tears in the middle of the night.....

 

To Lucky1 - May 16

I had the same thing happen to me last night. It was PAINFUL. If you find out what helps please let me know.I'd be most grateful.

 

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