Third Trimester

Hip Injury Before Pregnancy

Cynthia Flynn's picture
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QUESTION

Dear Midwife,
I joined the military and came back from training with hip fractures that healed, but now am having problems with my hips.

I can no longer lay down let alone sit at all. My hips have been hurting to the point where I can't move my legs on my own, I have to physically pick them up to move them if I'm doing anything else besides just walking on a flat surface.

Itching in Late Pregnancy

Cynthia Flynn's picture
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QUESTION

Dear Midwife,
Please help! I am 36 weeks and 6 days pregnant with my fourth child. I believe I am in labor because I have been contracting for 2 days now every 15-20 minutes.

I suddenly started itching tonight starting with the tops of my feet and now covering pretty much my whole body. I have not broken out or anything, just severe itching that I cant control. I am not able to sleep or even relax, it is so uncomfortable. Is this due to me being pregnant, in labor or just plain weird?

Thank you,
Amoree

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