lower back pain & pushing down but no contractions?

Krista - posted on 07/12/2012 ( 3 moms have responded )

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everytime i stand up it feels like the baby is pushing down and i have a dull lower back ache with a shooting pain goin down the back of my leg.. should i be worried? im only 32weeks and ive had preterm labor in the past.

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Krista - posted on 07/12/2012

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If the pain becomes too much, or interferes with your mobility, acupuncture can be a big help.

Krista - posted on 07/12/2012

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The baby may have "dropped" and is putting pressure on your sciatic nerve. If you change positions, and it stops, then it's not actual labour.

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