Gaining weight at a rate of an ounce a day now, your baby is noticeably fatter, particularly around the shoulders. As a result, things are getting cramped inside the uterus. There is less amniotic fluid, less room to move. If your baby is head-down, her head may rest on your pubic bone.
Leg cramps are common in pregnancy, especially toward the end. Cramps often come at night—and they're a jarring way to wake up. The painful muscle spasm happens most often in the calf or foot. Medical experts aren't sure why pregnant women are prone to leg cramps.
For leg cramps, try the following:
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