Sunday, February 8, 2009

Back Ache During Pregnancy

Paula Daly is a Chartered Physiotherapist who has written a book on DIY Physiotherapy, one of the chapters covers what to do if you suffer from back ache when you are pregnant. She has kindly written some hints and tips for Everyday Maternity

Back pain during pregnancy makes for a miserable time, especially if you already have young children to look after. If you have complained to your midwife about your discomfort, chances are, you will have been fobbed off with the, ‘Your joints are loosening’ line - in preparation for the birth. Well what use is that? You are not allowed to take ibuprofen or any kind of serious pain medication, so what can you do?

For more tips read the Back Ache in Maternity Fact Sheet

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