Pregnancy and Childbirth Videos

Relieve Pregnancy Lower Back with this Simple Stretch

Create: 03/19/2016 - 06:53

Back pain or discomfort during pregnancy is experienced by 50-70% of women. The good news is there are steps you can take to manage the back pain. This is highly recommended as 25% of women who have chronic back pain later in life associate this pain beginning while pregnant.
Low back problems disrupt daily activities and future plans, and come with pain, frustration and disillusionment with life. Whatever the cause, the result is associated muscle spasm inhibiting activitity and sleep patterns, and over time creates muscle imbalances and altered posture.
About video: Nora Yerena, Doula for the California Central Coast, demonstrates a simple stretch to relieve lower back pain during pregnancy.