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Relief for Common Pregnancy Pains

What causes these five pregnancy discomforts -- and how you can deal with them? Here's how to find relief for even the worst pregnancy pains.
pregnant woman holding back Lower Back Pain

If you feel pain in your upper or lower back, you're not alone. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), back pain is one of the most common discomforts when you're a mother-in-the-making. "Around five or six months into my second pregnancy, I had the worst lower back pain," says Mary Mait, a mother of two from Livingston, New Jersey. "It was so awful that I could barely sleep or drive. Luckily, it went away as soon as my son was born."