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    Default Ligament pain, any remedies?

    Hi All,

    I'm nearly 34 weeks pregnant and woke up at 3am with a shooting/stabbing pain in the left hand side of my stomach/pelvic area. It was enough to have me crying out in pain and up on all fours. It subsided after a few min but then happened again. It finally went away but was still sore. I finally went back to sleep but kept waking up.

    All day I have felt pain in the same spot (nowhere near as bad though). I called my midwife who was great. She said it sounds like ligament pain and I should take some panadol, use a heat pack and rest. She said I can go in and have it checked out if I would like to. I don't want to over react though.

    Just wondering if this is something most people experience and if there is anything else I can do to ease the pain. It's still there.

    Should mention, bubs is moving around still and there hasn't been any bleeding etc, just pain.

    Sorry for the long post!! Thanks

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    I feel for you! I'm 35wks and have had ligament pain for most of this pregnancy. It's all around my belly, sides and in my pelvis. It's awful and I can't even roll over in bed half the time! It's worse at night and I hobble around like an old lady.

    Massage, heat packs and rest is pretty much all that helps, I started physio this week too to help with the pain down my right side.

    I hope it settles for you but unfortunately it'll probably stick around

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    Thanks for your replies ladies after resting last night with a heat pack I feel much better today! Will keep it handy because I am sure it's going to get worse before bub is here in the next few weeks

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    I've had a lot of ligament pain like you are describing throughout my pregnancy too. Heatpacks and panadol work a treat, but I also make sure my stomach is supported when I sleep on my side at night so the ligaments dont stretch (I tuck a small throw blanket under my belly because I find I can mould it to my shape better, esp now my belly is huge), and walking around too much usually sets mine off too because my belly jiggles around. Although I have also had horrendous pelvic pain made worse by walking, so maybe you will be fine with walks


 

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