leg cramps

Pregnant women should not cross their legs

Swollen ankles: reducing the swelling

Have you noticed that you have swollen ankles? If so, you don’t have anything to worry about, because swollen ankles are a perfectly normal and harmless, though uncomfortable, pregnancy symptom that most pregnant women experience in their third trimester of pregnancy. Regardless, we’re sure you want to do everything possible to reduce the swelling, so […]

woman flexing toes to alleviate cramp in her calf

Alleviating leg cramps

Leg cramps are not the most pleasant pregnancy symptom. However, in addition to several methods you can use to avoid leg cramps, there are also some steps you can take in order to alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by pregnancy leg cramps. These steps are as follows: 1. As soon as you feel a […]

pregnant woman sitting with crossed legs

Avoiding leg cramps

Leg cramps can be a frustrating pregnancy symptom, but there are some steps you can take to avoid leg cramps or at least the frequency at which you experience them during your pregnancy. Methods of avoiding leg crampsduring during your pregnancy include: Don’t stand or sit down for long periods of time. Avoid crossing your […]

women's calves cramp during pregnancy

Leg cramps

Leg cramps are one of those pesky pregnancy symptoms you wish didn’t exist, but which you will probably experience several times during your pregnancy. If you already suffer from leg crampsyou know that they are shooting pains in the calves of your legs caused by muscle spasms. Leg cramps usually first appear during your second […]

Pregnant woman unable to sleep

Trouble sleeping

Trouble sleeping during pregnancy is a very common pregnancy symptom that affects around 80% of all pregnant women. It is particularly noted during the first and third trimesters of pregnancy. It seems that most pregnancy symptoms aren’t as pronounced during the second trimester, I guess you could say trimester 2 is the calm in the […]

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