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Insomnia During Pregnancy

There are a few things that you can do to treat leg cramps or prevent them from occurring:

- Exercise daily, and stretch afterwards; include stretches that target your calves

- Gently stretch each calf before you get into bed

- Elevate your legs and wiggle your toes when you are sitting during the day

- Wear supportive stockings

- Make sure you drink enough fluid every day


Contact your doctor, nurse or midwife if your leg cramps persist.

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