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I`m getting excruciating shooting pain from my pelvis down my leg

Hi Alex,
I`m 32 weeks pregnant with my 4th child. I`ve been rather uncomfortable this whole pregnancy from morning sicknesss at 5 weeks to now. Within the last week it`s been almost unbearable. I have vericose veins all down my right leg (since I was 20 weeks pregnant). My left leg is fine, but now I`m getting rather excruciating shooting pain from my pelvis on the front right side almost down to my mid-thigh. I`ve been sleeping with pillows under my knee and slightly supporting my belly because it`s the only way I can sleep. I`m just wondering if there`s anything else I can do to relieve this unpleasantness for the last few weeks. My other pregnancies were no where near this uncomfortable so I`m just counting my blessings we`ve agreed it`s our last.

Thank you for your time in reading this, I look forward to your response.
Rebecca M.

Sarah...
Answer: Hi Rebecca, It can be very uncomfortable in late pregnancy, especially with other children to care for and being a bit older. Try to hang in there. Ask your family for some extra help (and your partner). Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 22 Mar 2009