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In our last blog post we covered Round Ligament Pain, so I wanted to talk about another similar source of discomfort some women may experience during pregnancy. Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction, or SPD, affects 31% of all pregnant women. Unfortunately, many are told this is just another "ache and pain" to be dealt with, but for some it can be incredibly painful and make pregnancy much more stressful. Let's take a closer look at what causes it and how we can get some relief.
Ouch! What was that?During pregnancy, your normal ligaments are stretched to accommodate your growing baby and shifts in your body. One of the most commonly affected is called the Round Ligament, and it is located along the sides of your uterus running down to your pubic bone. It has a very important job to do supporting you and your baby!
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