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Lower Backache

Created by: Melissa Werner
Posted : Monday January 01, 1900
A common discomfort of pregnancy
Discomfort When What you can do to help
  • Lower Backache

  • Second half of pregnancy

  • Good body mechanics help:
    - Keep your back straight and your head up.
    - Avoid bending at the waist to lift things.
    - Wear comfortable flat shoes, no high heels.
    - Don't stretch to reach high places.
    - Avoid prolonged standing.
    - Keep one foot on a stool with a leg bent.

  • Move about frequently.

  • Get back rubs.

  • Use a firm mattress or put a board under your mattress.

  • Do pelvic rock exercises to strengthen your back.

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