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Mrstobe90 Sat 13-Jan-18 02:10:58

I’m 35 weeks and for the past couple of months, I’ve had lower back pain which is gradually getting worse.

It’s really low down and near my coccyx. I know your pelvis seperates slightly but is it normal to be so sore in this area?

CoffeeAndCupcakes85 Sat 13-Jan-18 04:48:18

You're not alone - I have exactly the same (I'm 34+3). It's horrible. It's so painful and I often find it quite hard to walk sad. Unfortunately I don't think there is much we can do sad.

April45 Sat 13-Jan-18 05:05:46

Speak to your midwife sometimes they will refer you to physio. If not have a pretty care consultation to give you some exercises that are safe in pregnancy. Try sitting on a gym ball when you can it’s much better posturally if your on the sofa don’t slouch, if you sit a lot in the day move more and wriggle your hips to try and loosen up.

Bellamuerte Sat 13-Jan-18 08:45:58

Pain is normal unfortunately. Before I got pregnant my expectation was that the main symptoms were sickness and cravings. I had no idea there would be ongoing pain and I'd be lying awake crying at night for months.

Mrstobe90 Sat 13-Jan-18 09:48:29

Thank you @april45 I’ll definitely look into physio!

And it’s horrible isn’t it! Been up all night in pain.

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