With all of the beautiful pics that flood our minds when we think of pregnant women, not once do I imagine the face of excruciating pain getting up from a chair or the ever so painful attempt to roll over in bed. However, 31% of pregnant women report symptoms associated with Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD). Reports indicate those numbers could be even higher due to lack of reporting.
Signs of SPD:
Could My Pain Be Something Else?
Yes, pain in this area can be caused by round ligament pain (stretching of the uterine ligaments that occurs during pregnancy), urinary tract infection, nerve impingement and more.
What Causes and Exacerbates SPD?
What Can I Do To Manage My Pain
Is a mom of two, life long exercise & nutrition enthusiast, women's health specialist & physical therapist.