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Pregnancy, Round Ligament Pain (cont.)

Prevention

Not every woman who is pregnant will experience round ligament pain.

  • One thing is certain: When you are pregnant, you experience changes in your body. In particular, the ligaments that were one thick band are now very long and thinly stretched as they support your uterus.
  • This change is caused by the release of progesterone and the growing fetus in your uterus.
  • These changes, while natural, are unavoidable. As a result, there are no proven preventive exercises or remedies for this pain.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/31/2014
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