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Managing back pain while pregnant

Managing Back Pain While Pregnant

It is common for pregnant women to experience back pain because of sudden weight gain in the stomach area. Luckily, there are many ways pregnant women can cope with this pain. Read on for some great advice.

Watch your weight! This is not to say you should diet. You should definitely eat a full and healthful variety of whole foods while pregnant, but avoid gaining more than 35 pounds. More than this is an excessive amount that will put undue strain on your back and entire body.

If you are used to exercising regularly, you should continue with slight modifications to avoid stress and strain. If you are not used to exercising, don’t begin a program of strenuous exercise, but do consult with your doctor about adding a healthy level of light exercise to your daily routine. This will help you avoid and manage back pain during your pregnancy. Continue reading

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