Health Tip: Ease Leg Cramps During Pregnancy
(HealthDay News) -- Leg cramps are common during pregnancy, particularly at night while you're trying to sleep.
The Womenshealth.gov website suggests how to help soothe leg cramps during pregnancy:
Practice gentle stretches on the cramping muscles.
Engage in light, mild exercise.
Flex your foot in the forward position.
Eat plenty of foods rich in calcium.
Ask your doctor about taking calcium supplements.
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