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Old 06-29-2013, 10:30 PM - Thread Starter
 
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So, I was wondering if we could chat a bit about growing pains.  I'm on my 4th pregnancy and I don't remember the aches/pains being as pronounced as they are now.  Anyone else?  Mine seem to kick in near mid-night and I am 10 weeks today.  My symptoms are all worse at midnight.  How about everyone else?  Any achy wombs out there? 

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Old 06-30-2013, 08:48 AM
 
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I'm also on my 4th pregnancy, 29 weeks.  You can look at my thread Round Ligament and Pelvic Pain.  

My pain is severe.  Gets worse with each pregnancy but I have discovered a lot  about it in the past few months.  There is a great article I posted about SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction). Some of us mamas are just really unlucky in the growing pains department.  I don't remember having very much issues with the first 2 pregnancies.  Maybe a little the second time.  My 3rd I did have a lot of pain.  This pregnancy it started very early like you and always at night.  As I got bigger it was horrible- unbearable! Throughout the day and always at night.  

 

Pretty much all doctors and midwifes are going to tell you it's normal and there is really nothing you can do.  It's not a recognized condition and there are no treatments.  Though my midwife did tell me they admit some women to the hospital and put them on a morphine drip the pain is so sever.  That's pretty much what any doctor will tell you if your experiencing a lot of pain- bed rest and painkillers.  My midwife suggest Chiropractic care and cutting all sugar and wheat from my diet.  I started going to the chiropractor.  I was rough at first but now I'm a LOT better!!  My pain has gone down 80-90% and I can sometimes sleep through the night (besides getting up to go to the bathroom or having burning acid indigestion keeping me up) I'm growing very rapidly now.  I have big babies and usually don't put on any weight until the last 3 months so I expect some pain. I have good days and bad.  

 

Good luck.


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