What You Should Know About Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy by Dr. Kimi Suh

5 years ago
What You Should Know About Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Aches and pains are common during pregnancy, but some can be more than a normal part of carrying a baby. An estimated 45 percent of women suffer from pelvic girdle pain, which can affect a woman’s ability to stand, walk or sit. It can lead to:

  • postpartum chronic pelvic pain 
  • depression

If you're experiencing this kind of pain, talk to your healthcare provider about treatment options. Read more about pelvic girdle pain.

I didn’t realize this.
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
I definitely had pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy. It can be scary when you don't know what it is. I talked to my midwife a lot, LOL!

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