Nearly 50% of all women complain of back pain at some point during their pregnancy. Back pain during pregnancy can be caused by a variety of things:
Although some amount of backache is normal, severe back pain should not be ignored. It can be a warning sign of infection or complications, especially when a woman also has fever or other symptoms. Consult your healthcare provider if you are experiencing severe pains.
Try to avoid or alleviate backache during pregnancy by remembering to:
Consult your healthcare provider prior to taking any medication while pregnant or nursing.
Always follow the directions on the package
*No medication is considered 100% safe during pregnancy and nursing