Pain or discomfort in the pelvic region during pregnancy is a fairly common occurrence and you shouldn’t worry unnecessarily if you experience this.
Your body goes through a whole host of changes during pregnancy. Muscles and joints relax as you gear up for labour and your developing baby can put pressure on your pelvic area.
However, in some cases, pelvic discomfort during pregnancy can be a sign that something more serious is going on, so if you’re experiencing this – it’s recommended that you speak to a doctor.
Our GPs can discuss your symptoms, determine possible causes and if necessary, refer you on for further testing or treatment.
This pain can often be made worse by various types of movement like walking upstairs, getting in and out of cars and even just walking in severe cases.Talk to a Doctor About Pelvic Pain
It’s important to get your pelvic pain diagnosed as soon as you start experiencing it, since tackling it early can help keep it to a minimum as your pregnancy progresses.
There’s a range of potential treatments that can help ease the pain, improve the stability of your joints and strengthen the function of the muscles.
If you’ve noticed pelvic pain develop during the course of your pregnancy, don’t delay – talk to a doctor now.
Our GPs can diagnose the potential causes and determine the best course of treatment to ensure you have enjoy a comfortable pregnancy.