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This happened after my last child was born and now I am going through it again. My muscles are so achy and sore and uncomfortable, especially after getting up from sitting for awhile. I feel like an old lady, when I gt up I can't stand straight right away. And it's mostly in my back, hips and legs. I wonder if I am still sore from birth, but it's been 2 months already. I haven't had time to get into yoga, and I keep forgetting to stretch before I walk, and I walk a lot. I was thinking glucosamine, but the women at our local health food store suggested something else first. I don't know what this is and it's freaking me out, cause my mom as arthritis and fybromialgia. Any suggestions?
 

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How about some magnesium, calcium and potassium supplements for a few days. If they are going to work you should notice an improvement pretty quickly.<br><br>
Are you nursing? Are you ergonomic about it? Motherhood is physically intense and it is often not ergonomic. If you've got funky posture, try fixing that. I prefer the my <a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/redirect.html?ie=UTF8&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325&tag=motheringhud-20&location=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.amazon.com%2Fgp%2Fproduct%2FB000HZI1R2%3Fie%3DUTF8%26tag%3Dbesbabtoyandc-20%26linkCode%3Das2%26camp%3D1789%26creative%3D390957%26creativeASIN%3DB000HZI1R2" target="_blank">brestfriend pillow</a> over the boppy for nursing because it can be adjusted to keep posture neutral for mom and prevent strain in the neck and shoulder girdle.<br><br>
Also, are you co-sleeping and 'frozen' in one position all night because of the baby? That can cause aches and pains too.<br><br>
Are you getting out for any exercise? Inactivity can cause aching.<br><br>
What about a massage? That would get a lot of the kinks out.<br><br>
2 months out from giving birth is still not that much time. You are still recovering. I wouldn't worry about fibro or arthritis just yet imo.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug"><br><br>
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