IS anyone else having hip & back pain? nd know how to easy some of the pain?

Natasha - posted on 12/29/2009 ( 6 moms have responded )

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Cant sleep at night sometimes my hips and back hurt so much! my hips feel like there spreading apart!

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Natasha - posted on 12/30/2009

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ive always slept with a pillow between my legs it does work. but the pain is still bad. but i will deff try a heating pad on my back. thanks ladies

Rachel - posted on 12/30/2009

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Try sleeping on your left side with a thin pillow or folded-up blanket between your knees. That helped me.

Joley - posted on 12/30/2009

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I have had a lot of back/hip pain. My midwife said I could put 3-4 tennis balls in a tube sock and put them behind my back while I drive and also use them as a kind of massager. I also use a warm rice pack. There are also several exercises you can do to help loosen up the muscles.

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believe me i work full time as a waitress and i know what your going through!!! but the best way i ease the pain is with a heating pad a warm bath with bat salt will help also...hope you get to feeling better soon =)

Amanda - posted on 12/29/2009

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I have the pain in my back but not so much in my hips, and there is NOTHING that will help me with the pain. It's annoying and painful. I wish I could offer suggestions for you, but I can't so just know you are not alone.

Stacy - posted on 12/29/2009

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That's because they are! I'm 36 weeks right now and there are days when I can't get out of bed. It brings tears to my eyes to sit up. If I'm hurting in the evening, I soak in a warm bath and relax. If I'm watching TV I use a heating pad on my lower back (lowest setting). At night I find sleeping propped up on three pillows allows me to actually get out of bed pain free, however, it isn't the most comfortable position in the world. Most nights I just sleep with my body pillow tucked around my back, between my legs and under my belly to support the weight of the baby. I'm still achy and sore in the morning but that's probably because I can't roll over and change position. You can try some Tylenol to ease the pain before you sleep, but personally Tylenol doesn't do anything for me...can't wait to get back to the days of Motrin and Excedrin Migraine. Good luck!

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