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K8eee Wed 26-Mar-14 20:13:14

Can I use one? I'm 40+3 weeks and my back is getting pretty painful sad I don't really want to take pain killers so am thinking a hot water bottle might ease some of the pain

Numero3 Wed 26-Mar-14 20:15:20

I did while I was pregnant. Just if you start to feel a bit warm, take it away. Not long now and baby will be here. Back pain is poo!

K8eee Wed 26-Mar-14 20:23:48

I hope so numero! will boil some water up before I have a shower then hopefully it'll of cooled down a bit once I make it up

moomin35 Wed 26-Mar-14 20:34:52

I was wondering this too, I thought a nice warm hot water bottle would help with the odd pain!

MrsCharlieD Wed 26-Mar-14 21:25:39

Im 29+4 and I've been living with hot water bottle attached to my back for a few weeks x

K8eee Wed 26-Mar-14 21:35:54

I wish I'd of known sooner! It's such a nice relief have manage to wedge it in my back in the well of my feeding pillow smile

EST0106 Wed 26-Mar-14 21:38:08

I've been using hot water bottle for months never occurred to me not to, oops!

lighteningmcmama Wed 26-Mar-14 22:10:06

I used one but not as hot as I would normally, or sometimes I would use to warm up sofa/bed before sitting/lying to dilute the heat that

icklekid Thu 27-Mar-14 03:10:27

Yes I have a heat pack which is in a wrap around yge back cover, life saver with spd pain!

RaRa1988 Thu 27-Mar-14 08:56:54

I'm 29 weeks and dependent on mine. Just been to a back and pelvic pain physio class, and the physio leading it recommended hot water bottles for achy pains and cold water bottles/ice packs for sharp/shooting pains if that helps at all.

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