Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Late Pregnancy09/17/13
(HealthDay News) -- As you near the end of your pregnancy, the
aches, pains and general discomforts may worsen.
The American Academy of Family Physicians offers this advice to
help lessen the burden:
- To ease constipation, talk to your doctor about taking a stool
- For carpal tunnel syndrome, wear wrist splints to bed.
- For hip, back or pelvic pain, sleep with a pillow behind your
- Call your doctor if you have unusual vaginal discharge or
bleeding, unusual swelling or decreased fetal movement.
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