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anyway to help with pressure?

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lisad123 Sun 16-Sep-07 20:14:24

Im 37 weeks now, and bay is fully engaged and has been for last 2 weeks (apart from one day she thought she'd pop out) Its a hell of a lot of pressure on my lower parts, I feel like im being stabbed in my cervix, have major period pain and if i sit on the loo feel like i need a poo blush sorry if tmi.
Anyone got any advice on how to relive it, im so uncomfertible sitting, walking, or laying down

j20baby Sun 16-Sep-07 20:18:43

aw Lisa, i'm like this atm too, apart from i don't thin lo is even engaged yet!

you had a nice warm bath and some paracetomol, not great i know, but don't know what else to suggest x

Pollyanna Sun 16-Sep-07 20:19:51

I found sitting on a birthing ball much easier than sitting on hard surfaces in the later stages of pregnancy- have you tried this?

lisad123 Sun 16-Sep-07 20:22:56

thanks, im having a bath twice a day right now, its the only time im happy with the pressure and the SPD. I have a birthing ball, but does very little
Thanks for thinking of me though

glitterkitty Sun 16-Sep-07 20:26:05

I had bad spd- it really improved once I kept my legs together when sitting down, instead of late-pregnancy-sitting-like-a-builder position which I naturally went into. Hope this helps. smile.

babalon Sun 16-Sep-07 22:18:45

secnd the birthing ball I spent the last 3 months of my pregnancy on one and most of my labour too!!

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