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30/09/2014 at 17:50
Hi ladies! I'm 24 weeks and work in admin/contact centre for the government. I was advised to have a DSE assessment and finally got one last week.
My problem is after sitting for a whole i have a really sore back that's at the bottom of my back and occasionally the top of my backside! I've tried walking about not regularly and sometimes standing when on calls just to ease it off.
The dse lady said the chair was supporting, I was sitting correctly and there was nothing I could do basically, I'm pregnant! She also said I could take paracetamol for it, sorry but I'm not taking them every day for the next 12 and a half weeks (when maternity leave starts) I don't want to leave any earlier because I want all my time with my baby and i don't want to go off sick as it is only at work when my backs sore unless I really overdo it at home.
im seeing my midwife tomorrow so I'll obviously raise this with her but I thought sometimes it's best to ask the prego people who are in the same boat. Any idea ladies? Xx
30/09/2014 at 21:31
30/09/2014 at 22:22
I'll maybe suggest that. Typical cost cutting no doubt but they'll lose out if I go off sick lol
01/10/2014 at 09:58
01/10/2014 at 19:59
Sitting on a gym/birthing ball may help. I have problems with my pelvis and lower back and am seeing a physio who recently recommended getting a ball. I find it more comfortable to sit on (although took a bit of practice initially). x
01/10/2014 at 20:38
01/10/2014 at 22:12
Did u girls find the birthing ball helped? I was advised to get one, sit back to front on a regular chair and also to try out another chair so I'll give them a bash. They've also referred me to a physio because they have a waiting list. I thought the back pain was a long way off but obviously not xx
02/10/2014 at 04:48
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