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I am experiencing pelvic bone pain, and lower abdominal pain

Hi Alex,
I am experiencing pelvic bone pain, and lower abdominal pain just under were the tummy is at its lowest. I am 35 weeks pregnant. Could you give me some advise to what this might be and what i can do, also i am experiencing tar like feces is this normal?

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, Pelvic pain is quite common in late pregnancy and it is caused by a hormone that is released at this time to soften the joints. Talk to your health care professional about your discomfort. Black stools are usually caused by taking iron supplements. This is a normal side effect and nothing to worry about. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 22 Jun 2009