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Here comes summer—and leg cramps!

Pregnancy-associated nighttime leg cramps occur twice as often in summer as in winter, a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal suggests. Researchers looked at quinine prescriptions written for more than 31,000 people in British Columbia, Canada, over six … Continue reading

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Leg cramps, begone

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. … Continue reading

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