Pregnancy Week 26: Physical Development

At this stage the added pressure on your back might make you feel uncomfortable. If your lower back has been aching, it’s because of your growing uterus, and the hormonal changes that loosen your joints and ligaments.

Plus, the extra weight you're carrying means more work for your muscles and increased stress on your joints, which is why you may feel worse at the end of the day. Walking, standing, or sitting for long periods, as well as bending and lifting, can put a strain on your back.

Avoid sleeping on your back completely from now on and use a body pillow for support. The pillow will also help you stay on your side.

 


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I feel the same symptoms... Thanks for the info

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This is exactly what I was looking for.

This is so well written.

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Absolutely I feel the same..

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25weeks pregnant with twin babies
I will be sleeping in left lateral position but in the deep sleep unknowingly I will turned to my back position.. Will it affect my babies..?
What is the solution for this?

Yes....during back position...oxygen supply get reduced...baby becomes uncomfortable...left lateral is best position...for sometime u can also sleep right lateral ..just for relax...

Put a pillow on ur right lateral...u will never turned back position in deep sleep

Medum kanndadalli helli

M also facing bp problm during this period back pain itching it is normal in this period?

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Very Helpful...

Absolutely Ryt

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