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my 8th month is running..as like everyone m suffering from lower back ache & legs cramping a lot..specially at night...so can i use hot water bag on lower back as it relaxes me a lot..pls advise



Sheeba Vijesh pl help if you got any suggestions

Deepali Soam(@myteenytot) Anisha Agarwal any inputs or suggestions

Sonali Shivlani pl advise

hi Anon. pl ensure that you keep your legs raised and place them on a pillow. it will help. also soak your feet in salt warm water. that will help too.

If discomfort is not bearable pl consult your doctor

Hi anon
As pregnancy progresses these symptoms occurs due to the increase stress on body especially lower back and legs. Some tips which help you to ease your back pain -
Massage
Warm bath
Cold and hot bag
Exercise (If doc allows)
Support pillow

i am olso 7 n half mnth pregnant. i olso having lower back pain.i cnt tolerate.. plz suggest me smethng..

Deepali Soam(@myteenytot) my main concern is of using hot water bag on lower back pain as heat can go to tummy thats y

Hey Anon Divya Naveen Kadiyan Yes you can use hot water bag and even ice bags during pregnancy. Its a great way to ease pain.

You can use a hot water bottle. Are you doing prenatal stretches. They worked for me

You can use a hot water bag for your lower back. I would also recommend using a wedge pillow while sleeping and some back exercises during the day. For leg cramps please increase your fluid intake and do some calf exercises like pointing and flexing of the foot.

Priya Sood i was doing walk but now on bed rest due to some complication..dctr restricted walk also

i would tell u one thing to do..cured my cramps in just 2 days..walk 30 steps on ur toes slowly then walk 30 steps on ur heels very slowly then walk 30 steps by touching outer side of foot on the floor..do this 3-4 times in a day..ur cramps will hopefully go away

Hey Anon if you are on bed rest than please use hot water bag and sleeping possible which best suits you. Use pillows for support. Takecare

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