As your baby develops and your body gains weight, you´ll probably also notice the strain on your belly and back.
Hormonal changes affecting joints and tendons and increased mechanical strain on ligaments, muscles and the skeleton are a common cause for lower back pain during pregnancy.1
Below we´ve listed a number of things you can do to help relieve this stress and bring some added lightness to your pregnancy.
1 Berg G, Hammar M, Möller-Nielsen J, Lindén U, Thodblad J. Low back pain during pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol. 1988;71(1):71-5.
*Always check with your doctor as warm baths may not be suitable where there is a risk of premature birth