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What is your least favorite pregnancy symptom?

I am 6 months and I would have to say, all the leg cramps I have been getting during the night. Anyone know how to alleviate them?

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MrsWilmot

Asked by MrsWilmot at 11:49 AM on Oct. 23, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Its probably low potassium, its the main reason we get Charlie horses :(

    http://www.weightlossforall.com/potassium-rich-food.htm

    PreemieMom.2009

    Answer by PreemieMom.2009 at 11:57 AM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Have Dh massage them. Thankfully I haven't got them yet. But I'm only 12 weeks. Last time I got a really bad one that had me crying like a baby for over an hour. Only thing that helped was Icy hot and DH massaging it for that hour!
    SalemWitchChild

    Answer by SalemWitchChild at 12:02 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • The leg cramps- I would pull my toes upwards gently (didn't even have to use my hands, just moved them), and the cramps would improve dramatically. It was a miracle!

    Tracys2

    Answer by Tracys2 at 12:03 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • My least favorite was when a spot on my left butt cheek fell asleep indefinitely! It is still asleep!!!
    Mama2BabyTaurus

    Answer by Mama2BabyTaurus at 12:03 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • my least favorite is all the back pain! im 27 weeks and i got the leg cramps a few times just keep your legs straight point your feet n wiggle your toes. sounds weird but it helps
    Rachelxbby

    Answer by Rachelxbby at 12:44 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Also, another cause for leg cramps during pregnancy is too much dairy. I had horrible cramps with my first two pregnancies. I stopped drinking milk, and they magically disappeared.
    xxlilmomma09

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 1:07 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

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