Joint pain while nursing....? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 1 Old 08-30-2011, 08:22 AM - Thread Starter
 
organicpapayamama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 2,523
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

{not sure this is posted in the right place, please move if its not}

So i have been bf-ing my dd for 16 months now. In the last month I recently joined the gym in the hopes of getting back to my prebaby body. Workouts started off fine but in the last week or so my joints have started to really hurt. Everything from my back and knuckles and hurts much worse in my knees and ankles. So much so that they hurt even when just standing still and I find my knees buckling when holding the kids while trying to take them downstairs. I have started stretching better before workouts and drinking more water, I even changed my running shoes and the pain is still there. It suddenly dawned on me that perhaps the fact that I am nursing is maybe causing this... has anyone heard of that? I had horrible SPD in my pregnancies and so IM sure relaxin may still be playing a part in this, though the pain only returned once I started running. I ran before in the past and never had problems with my joints, only now. I have started taking calcium as well but was wondering if anyone had any other ideas or suggestions. And though I am still nursing dd we are down to me pumping 2x at work and then nursing a couple times when I am home and then practically all night. So nursing is slowly decreasing but the pain still seems to be the same. Any ideas?



BFPChart2.gif

organicpapayamama is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off