Back Pain During Pregnancy
- Wear low-heeled (but not flat) shoes with good arch support.
- Get help when lifting heavy objects.
- Place a board between the mattress and box spring if your bed is too soft.
- Squat down, bend knees and keep the back straight when lifting.
- Sit in chairs with good back support, or use a small pillow to provide support.
- Sleep on the side with pillows between the knees for support.
- Apply heat, cold, or massage to the painful area.