Why Do Many Pregnant Women Pull Ligaments, Muscles, and Joints?enparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-QA-enHD-AR1.gifFind out what the experts have to say.pregnancy, pregnant, ligament, pulling muscles while pregnant05/31/200609/26/201609/26/2016Rupal Christine Gupta, MD04/14/2015dd14d4eb-4bc9-406e-9db0-04ce7db33a21https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/muscle-strains.html/<p><em>I'm 6 months pregnant and feel like I'm straining or pulling something in my body every day. Is this normal? If so, why does this happen?<br /> </em>&ndash; <em>Avery</em></p> <p>Several things during pregnancy can make you less stable and more prone to injury, including weight gain, changing body shape, altered posture, and the loosening of joints. It's easy to lose your balance, twist an ankle, or strain something, especially in the lower back or knees.</p> <p>Keep this in mind when you choose an activity, whether it's walking around the neighborhood, lifting your toddler, exercising, or just doing some housework. Wear low-heeled shoes with good support, take your time, and don't overdo it.</p>
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