Low back pain can be a serious problem when you’re expecting: A recent study shows that 61% of women report back pain at some during pregnancy.
“Despite the apparent impact it has on women, many cases of low back pain of pregnancy go unreported to prenatal providers and/or untreated,” researchers publishing in the Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health wrote. Unfortunately, many conventional treatments for back pain (like drugs, surgery or steroid injections) aren’t an ... Continue Reading →
As if raging hormones and growing pains weren’t enough, most pregnant women struggle with at least one bad headache or two. But a recent study from The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist suggests that not all headaches are created equal. In fact, some of them can even be signs of rare, serious conditions that require further medical treatment.
The literature review revealed that neurological issues are the third leading cause ... Continue Reading →
Being pregnant and knowing that your world is about to change can create a lot of stress for a woman. It often brings about a decent amount of anxiety about doing the right things and making sure you have everything your little one is going to need to not only survive, but thrive.
Although it is normal for any expecting mother to feel this way, too ... Continue Reading →
Many pregnant women do not seek medical attention for their back pain because they believe it’s just a “normal” part of pregnancy. It’s important to know that dealing with grueling pain that prevents you from accomplishing day-to-day tasks is anything but normal, even when you’re pregnant.
One common barrier ... Continue Reading →