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Enhanced sense of smell

Covering your nose at almost everything you smell? Is the smell of your partner’s deodorant suddenly the most vile thing you can think of? Well then it’s time to say hello to another frustrating and very normal pregnancy symptom, your enhanced sense of smell. Your enhanced sense of smell doesn’t help when it comes to morning sickness, because more often ... Leer Más »

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

CTS can be caused by typing. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common pregnancy symptom that results from the excess fluid you retain in your body when you are pregnant. Basically, what causes swollen ankles during your pregnancy can also cause CTS. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the tingling and numbness you may be feeling in your hands, wrists and fingers. ... Leer Más »

Coping with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common pregnancy symptom that results from the excess fluid you retain in your body when you are pregnant. Basically, what causes swollen ankles during your pregnancy can also cause CTS. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do to ease your Carpal Tunnel Syndrome symptomsso that CTS doesn’t prevent you from doing daily ... Leer Más »

Pain-free range of movement

Knowing your pain-free range of movement is important if you want to experience a natural childbirth without aggravating your SPD. How do I calculate my pain-free range of movement? Lie on your back and open your legs slowly until you feel pain. Once you feel pain, close them back slowly until you don’t feel pain anymore. Then have your partner ... Leer Más »

SPD and labour

  You can still have an amazing birthing experience even if you have SPD SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) or PPGP (Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain) is severe pelvic pain which results from excess levels of relaxin softening your pelvic ligaments in preparation for labour and childbirth. Suffering from SPD can make childbirth a little more challenging, but the majority of mothers ... Leer Más »

Coping with SPD

SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) or PPGP (Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain) is severe pelvic pain which results from excess levels of relaxin softening your pelvic ligaments in preparation for labour and childbirth. Fortunately, there are a lot of things you can do at home in addition to your professional treatment sessions to ease the pain caused by SPD. You can also ... Leer Más »

SPD Treatment

  There is treatment for SPD.Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) or PPGP (Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain) is severe pelvic pain which results from excess levels of relaxin softening your pelvic ligaments in preparation for labour and childbirth. Treatment methods for SPD include: Physiotheraphy Exercise (as recommended by your physiotherapist) Acupuncture (by a qualified professional) Osteopathy and ... Leer Más »

SPD risk factors

There are certain factors that increase your risk for SPD.Free image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) or PPGP (Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain) is severe pelvic pain which results from excess levels of relaxin softening your pelvic ligaments in preparation for labour and childbirth. You have an increased risk of developing SPD if: You began menstruating before you were ... Leer Más »