+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    11
    Thanks
    13
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0

    Default Leg Cramps

    Has anybody else had problems with leg cramps at night during their pregnancy?? What has worked for you in preventing them?? Thanks

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    784
    Thanks
    142
    Thanked
    281
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I've had them on & off all pregnancy.
    Adding salt to your diet is apparently supposed to help, but it didn't work for me....!

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    1,207
    Thanks
    212
    Thanked
    84
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Ughhhhhh I am having them, they are pure hell!!!
    My calf was aching for about 3 days after my last cramp.
    I stretch before bed and move carefully in bed, no quick movements! This may be helping or could be coincidence!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Karrinyup, WA
    Posts
    44
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    4
    Reviews
    0
    I also suffer from restless legs and some cramping in my calves...I am now taking 400mg of magnesium a day. I also do leg stretches before going to sleep which really makes a difference to me.

    M

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Hobart, Tasmania
    Posts
    5,946
    Thanks
    1,973
    Thanked
    2,080
    Reviews
    16
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Leg cramping/restless legs are common in pregnancy. Get yourself some Calcium and Magnesium supplements, it should help

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Posts
    36
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked
    5
    Reviews
    0
    I had this a lot with my first pregnancy a part for what the others have suggested the best thing I found was as soon as it starts point your toes back towards your shine as far as you can and hold unroll it passes. It really worked for me.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Cramps?
    By Threadkiller in forum General Chat
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 27-01-2012, 07:10
  2. cramps - VERY new this this ... what next ?
    By coconuts in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 23-01-2012, 11:40
  3. Period like cramps on 9DPO? AF or implantation cramps?
    By Stubborn Ox in forum Conception & Fertility General Chat
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 19-12-2011, 13:17

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Boody Organic Bamboo Baby Wear
Softer than your bub's bum Boody Organic Bamboo Baby Wear
Australia's favourite eco brand has delivered a gorgeous baby collection. Made from organic bamboo, Boody's extraordinarily soft and stretchy, skin-friendly tops, bottoms, onesies, bibs and wraps don't 'cost the earth'. Get 20% OFF! Code BUBHUB16.
sales & new stuffsee all
Bub Hub Sales Listing
HAVING A SALE? Let parents know about it with a Bub Hub Sales listing. Listings are featured on our well trafficked Sales Page + selected randomly to appear on EVERY page
featured supporter
Little Rugby NSW
Catch, weave, chase, run, but most of all have FUN! Little Rugby runs a NSW network of fun, safe and non-contact footy classes for BOYS and GIRLS aged 2yrs – 7th birthday.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!