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Restless Legs?

(7 Posts)
Whatevertheweather Fri 15-Jul-11 20:00:48

30 weeks and my legs have started to feel weird in the evenings when I sit or lie. Not itchy just weird right on the inside and I can't get comfy.

Bad description I know but does this sound familiar to anyone?! Any ideas what might help?

Misty9 Fri 15-Jul-11 20:41:14

yep, that's restless legs. Welcome to the club. I get it more when sat down - esp when I have the laptop on me! Getting overtired will usually make it worse - as for what helps, apart from moving them not much I'm afraid. Another of the joys of pregnancy... smile

Shootingstar100 Fri 15-Jul-11 22:23:23

I'm 33wks and have been suffering with the same thing for about 3 weeks. Advice I've read is to have a banana, or drink tonic water before bed! I've found that the nights are worst, and if I don't have a bath before bed I'm really uncomfortable. So I've been having a warm bath & massaging my legs every night, which seems to help. Also try stretching your legs, rotating ankles etc to keep them moving.

mrsmazarib Sat 16-Jul-11 01:26:56

oooh gawd...its 03.30 and this day 4 of no sleep ! i think the best solution is to chop 'em off !! i still have 4 weeks to go !

hermionejgranger Sat 16-Jul-11 08:40:59

oh maaaan i'm only 8+5 and i'm getting this already... sad mrsmazarib if you manage to find someone who will amputate for you please let me know! hahaha grin

Whatevertheweather Sat 16-Jul-11 09:08:24

Sorry to hear you're all suffering too! Misty you're right it definitely gets worse when I'm overtired. Right am sending dh out for tonic water and bananas today! Must say though it's not yet as bad as the killer heartburn I had with DD!

Oh the joys - 10 weeks to go! smile

aStarInStrangeways Sat 16-Jul-11 10:38:50

Caffeine can apparently make it worse as well.

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