On the 35th week of pregnancy an expectant mother may experience leg seizures – causing severe pain, calf muscle, located on the back of the leg shrinks. The most common cause of leg seizures is poor blood circulation in the legs and deficiency of calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin B6 in the body.
To prevent seizures is possible to do a light massage, stroking, rubbing. At night you can put on warm socks, take cover with warm blanket. A good way to prevent seizures is a shower – it is better to take shower in the morning and in the evening.
Insomnia – is one of the satellites of the pregnant woman. It is difficult to find a comfortable position to sleep because of the increased abdomen. Lying on your back is not recommended because the uterus puts pressure on the inferior vena cava, and creates problems with blood circulation. It is recommended to lie on the right side.
Sometimes it is more convenient get help from cushion planted under the belly or between the legs. At night a pregnant woman is often worried about the need to go to the toilet, to satisfy feeling of hunger or disturbing thoughts about childbirth and the future life with a baby.
The swelling in the third trimester of pregnancy – is a complex and multi-symptom. If the expectant mother is simply physiologically prone to edema, consumes plenty of fluids and does not keep to a diet with a minimal amount of salt, edema may not be a threat to her health.
However, if the swelling is accompanied by headache, increased blood pressure and protein in the urine – this may be a sign of preeclampsia – late toxicosis of pregnant women. With such symptoms you must always consult a doctor.