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Pregnancy, Round Ligament Pain (cont.)

Home Remedies

  • Applying heat to the area may relieve pain:
  • Hot soaks
  • A hot bath
  • Lying on the opposite side may also relieve the pain.
  • Often, the pain may ease as your pregnancy progresses.
  • Changing how you move - rising or sitting down more gradually, avoiding sudden movement - may decrease the spasms.
  • Talk with your health care provider first, but you may be advised about the use of acetaminophen (Tylenol) to reduce pain.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/31/2014
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