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OUCH. I think I've torn a ligament or pulled a muscle at the top of my bump and it huuuuuuurts :0(

(9 Posts)
LackaDAISYcal Sat 16-Aug-08 11:06:34

Not sure whether to call someone (docs/NHS direct/AN suite) or just rest and hope it gets better. I've put a support band on and it's helped a bit, but every time the baby wriggles or I sneeze or cough (yes i would happen to have a bit if a sniffle as well) or try to get up or down or...well move really it's bloody agony sad

What, realistically, will/can they do if I call? I'm 28 weeks.

belgo Sat 16-Aug-08 11:11:14

If you have pain in your bump, then it is best to call a doctor or the AN suite to ask for advice. I'm not sure what they will do, but it's always good for these things to be checked out.

LackaDAISYcal Sat 16-Aug-08 11:17:24

thanks belgo smile

I'll call the CMW office as they are open on a Saturday morning and see what they say.

baby seems fine though; lots of wriggling going on as usual, maybe a little more but I don't think he likes the support band smile

belgo Sat 16-Aug-08 11:26:30

hope it's all alrightsmile

LackaDAISYcal Sat 16-Aug-08 11:30:21

I got put through to the AN unit.

They said there isn't really much they can do, and told me to have a bath, rest and take some paracetomol.

If it's still bad on Monday to see a CMW and get a referral to the physios and if I feel that baby is moving less than normal, then of course get back to them.

I'm supposed to be going to a BBQ today, but it looks like I'm not going anywhere sad

belgo Sat 16-Aug-08 11:31:25

I'm glad they don't think it's anything to worry about, but I agree you should rest, otherwise it will take longer to get better.

Shame about the BBQ though!

LackaDAISYcal Sat 16-Aug-08 11:34:13

I will still send DH and the kids and just enjoy some peace and quiet for a change.......so every cloud and all that grin

diddle Sat 16-Aug-08 16:46:47

does it feel like you've got a bruise and everytime you move someone is pressing it?

LackaDAISYcal Sat 16-Aug-08 18:49:02

thanks diddle; sorry for ignoring you but I went out after all.

No, it's more like a burning sensation, and when I twist my torso it hurts all round the top of my bump. It does feel a bit bruised though if I press on it.....just at the bottom of my ribs.

I have dug out my full body stocking and have been lent a super strength support belt from a friend and taken some painkillers and things are a bit easier. I'm not looking forward to sleeping tonight as I usually lie on that side as my hip hurts when I lie on the other side.

sad

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