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32 weeks pregnant, have constant belly and back ache, difficulty in getting up and walking. Normal?

I am 32 weeks pregnant an the last 2 days i have had a constant ache n my belly and somtimes in my back . Last night it started when i was walking home from work and i think i started getting braxton hicks , then when i got home it hurt to get up and walk or lay on my back . This morning it is not as bad but still feel quite achey .Is this normal?
Asked On : Sat, 20 Oct 2012
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You seem to be experiencing an abdominal muscle spasm as a result of stretching and exercise. The weight of the growing uterus leads to stress on the back muscles also leading to pain. You should be able to feel if the pain is coming and going or staying all the time. Also, associated vaginal discharge or leaking, should also be observed. Stretching of the ligaments is the most likely cause for you. You can try local analgesics for the back pain and while getting up from the bed try to get up from a side. Practise proper posture and exercises after consulting your obstetrician. Take care.
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