• Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Can Make Pregnancy Even Harder

    26 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    When I was pregnant with my first son, I spent a good bit of time in pain. I couldn't walk properly. I waddled. And when I waddled, I cried. Regular, everyday activities caused me excruciating pain: I climbed stairs one leg at a time, like a toddler. I walked slowly, slowly, for short distances, and often ended up in tears. Putting on pants left me weeping. Getting in and out of bed required help. Forget the tub. Forget hiking. I gained a lot of weight because I simply couldn't exercise: even the mobility required for swimming hurt too much.
    My midwife, who brushed off most of my concerns...
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