All the best for your back during and after pregnancy
Pregnancy hormones cause ligaments to become softer and more elastic. The mother’s growing baby belly shifts the body’s centre of gravity. Her abdominal wall tightens and the load on the lumbar vertebra region increases. This can lead to back pain.
After pregnancy, it is important to help the body regenerate. The still elastic ligaments, for example, cause discomfort in the sacroiliac joints (sacrum and ilium joints). The lower part of the spinal column merges with the pelvis there. Since the body transitions from one axis (spinal column) to two axes (two legs) there, this area is particularly susceptible – even outside of pregnancy. The pain can radiate into the lumbar spine.
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