I am 38 weeks pregnant and this morning I woke up with my 3 year old at around 8:30 or 9 o clock. I was fine, but I went to straighten my hair and by the time I was done, my hips started to ache so badly that I couldn't get up off of the couch once I sat down. I had a few irregularly timed contractions from 11-4 pm.
I've had diarreah for about a week, an upset stomach, and now this pain that makes my legs shake when I walk. Sometimes it goes down in to the joints in my legs. This is my second child, but it's been 3 years since I delivered my daughter and they pretty much had to induce me because of my high blood pressure, so it's hard to recall how things started.
I was dialated to 2cm two weeks ago, but I'm not sure how much further I'm dialated because the doctor didn't check me for week 37 and I had an appt. on wednesday but the drs. office called and reschueduled it for this coming wednesday =[
Answer by armymum1013 at 12:40 AM on Sep. 25, 2009
Being pregnant may make you to feel tired and uncomfortable. Many factors contribute to hip pain during pregnancy. The primary reason is relaxin. This prepares you body for labor and delivery. It is a hormone that helps give the ligaments in the pelvic area the flexibility they will need for the birth process. Immediately go to your doctor if you suspect labor. Click here for more information on hip-related problems.
Answer by CatRus09 at 3:21 PM on Apr. 20, 2012
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