When to contact your health care provider

Back pain in and of itself is a common condition during pregnancy but you should be aware of certain situations in which you should contact your health care provier.
If you experience any of the folowing:

  • Intense back pain
  • Acute, abrupt back pain
  • Rythmic pain or cramping (this could be an indication of labor)
  • Before taking any medications for the relief of pain (prescribed or over the counter)