Aches and Pains

Even the smoothest pregnancy may come with an achy back and tender breasts. Whether you're suffering from swollen feet, heartburn, or an upset stomach, here's how to deal with common pregnancy aches and pains.

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SPD in Pregnancy: What is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction?
Are you experiencing pelvic pain during pregnancy? Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD).
How Prenatal Mindfulness Can Help With Anxiety & Morning Sickness During Pregnancy
Three women share how mindfulness meditation helped them cope with the physical and emotional challenges that pregnancy brings.
When Do Braxton Hicks Contractions Start?
Most pregnant women experience Braxton Hicks, which are false contractions that prepare the body for delivery. Find out what factors influence when they begin.
Leg Cramps During Pregnancy
Sharp and painful, these lower-leg cramps often crop up during the second and third trimesters. Keep reading to find out what causes leg pain during pregnancy—and how to feel better!
How to Get a Good Night's Sleep While Pregnant
You need sleep, but your burgeoning belly didn't get the memo. Snooze comfortably with these pregnancy bedtime solutions.
When to Worry About a Pregnancy Headache
Learn the common culprits behind pregnancy headaches, and know when the pain signals something serious—like preeclampsia.
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Safe Tips to Treat Headaches During Pregnancy
You don't have to suffer through pregnancy headaches. Ward them off with these safe solutions.
All About Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy
Learn the causes and symptoms of pelvic pain during pregnancy, and find out whether what you're feeling is normal or requires immediate attention from your doctor.
Cramps During Pregnancy: What They Mean and When to Worry

It can be frightening to experience cramping during early pregnancy, but our guide will let you know what's normal, what's not, and how to tell the difference.