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Alwaystired99 Fri 14-Aug-20 15:42:52

I'm 25 weeks pregnant with my 2nd child and recently my restless legs are driving me crazy at night. I'm still taking my antenatal vitamins and trying to eat a banana most days but the last few nights have been ridiculous. I don't remember being like this with my son but then I'm exhausted now as trying to work from home and look after a 5 year old with SEN is not easy! Any advice before I chop my legs off tonight?!

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JTB123 Fri 14-Aug-20 20:18:39

I struggle with this every few years on and off and when it randomly hits me I lie awake all night having to stretch my legs and body, bloody horrible!

I can recommend trying the following, it does help..

- cold or hot bath before bed
- ice packs under legs at night to distract you and help symptoms
- stretch as much as you can before bed
- have your partner or someone give you a firm massage on your legs before bed

Good luck 😥

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