I've had awful hip & back pain, so my mw has suggested I get a gym ball and sit on that for a while when I'm feeling uncomfortable. Is it too early to maybe lightly bounce on it of a night time to ease pressure, or will it bring on labour too early? I know baby will come when he/she is ready anyway, but I don't want to be doing my baby more harm by coming out early. I'm 36 weeks too so I know I'll be classed as full term next week, and it's safe for baby to come out.
I'm 38 weeks and have been bouncing away for a couple of weeks, no sign of bsby as yet. It won't evict baby unless it's ready to come so I wouldn't worry about it. I believe it can help get them in the right position though.
I find kneeling down and kind of draping myself over the ball then swaying lightly is really nice when my back aches, so maybe try that too..