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Dull ache lower down

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bettybets Wed 17-Jun-09 11:36:37

Hi there,

30 weeks preg, had a bad night last night. I feel like someone has kicked me in my lady parts, ouch! A dull nagging pain. The pain is not inside. Suppose pubic area and slightly lower down.

Any idea what it could be?

cornflakegirl Wed 17-Jun-09 13:19:44

SPD? The pain for me is generally in the front of my pelvis, but sometimes seems to be in my labia.

bettybets Wed 17-Jun-09 13:24:38

Should i mention it to my midwife next time i'm there? Its not bad enough to take pain killers, just an annoying ache

cornflakegirl Wed 17-Jun-09 13:41:24

Well, when I told my (otherwise very lovely) midwife that I thought I had SPD, she just asked if it was stopping me doing anything. It wasn't, and she didn't ask any questions to ascertain whether my self-diagnosis was correct. I've since got myself a physio referral - the pain's nowhere near as bad as some people on here, but I don't want to take the risk that it gets worse, and then not be able to actually get an appointment.

So I would say worth mentioning, but I wouldn't necessarily expect any notice taken.

There's some useful advice in the Pregnancy section on SPD dos and don'ts. Mine seems to have improved since I started sleeping with a pillow between my knees - don't know if that's coincidental.

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