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Leg cramps during pregnancy

Leg cramps are a normal but sometimes uncomfortable part of your pregnancy. Find out how to treat and help prevent leg cramps.

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Pregnancy at week 28

You are now in the third trimester and you'll probably be feeling many of the common discomforts of pregnancy, like a sore back, swelling, heartburn or cramps.

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Common discomforts during pregnancy

Your body has a great deal to do during pregnancy. Sometimes the changes taking place will cause irritation or discomfort, and on occasions they may seem quite alarming.

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Giving birth - contractions

Contractions are when the muscles in your uterus tighten and then relax. They occur throughout the later stages of your pregnancy.

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Pregnancy at week 26

Your baby is starting to put on fat and muscle and as your baby grows, your centre of gravity will shift, so you might find that you are starting to walk differently and maybe even a little clumsy.

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Heat-Related Illness Signs, Symptoms And Treatment | SA Health

The signs and treatment for heat-related illness, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.

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The Pink Elephants Support Network - What is Miscarriage?

The vast majority of miscarriages will happen in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, with some even happening before you knew you would have known you were pregnant

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Muscular dystrophy | Cerebral Palsy Alliance

Muscular dystrophy refers to a group of rare diseases which progressively weaken muscles.

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Stretching: an illustrated guide - MyDr.com.au

Stretching exercises encourage lengthening of your muscles and their associated tendons, and oppose the shortening and tightening of muscles that can occur immediately after vigorous exercise, and as a product of ageing and inactivity.

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