Most often, late into pregnancy
, joint laxity causes tenderness all over the joints, especially those of the pelvis. Pain in the rib cage
is caused due to the stress
of the enlarging abdomen in addition. You can take the advice of an orthopedic surgeon to diagnose the cause of the rib pain
. You may need some support to the rib cage as well as some pain killers. You may use some local applications if that is advised. Wish you good health.