Soothing discomfort in advanced pregnancy: foot cramps

Foot cramps are one of the most unbearable symptoms at this time! Sleeping half of the night and sleeping at night is more often painful, so painful that people can’t sleep!

Foot cramps usually occur during the late pregnancy, especially at night. The main reason is that during this period, the mother’s weight increased significantly, the weight of her legs was increased, and the leg muscles were fatigue throughout the day, which could not bear the load caused by cramps. Sometimes because the mother lacked nutrients that could help normal muscle contraction, such as it was like a nutrient that could help muscles shrink, such as like a nutrients, such as it was like a nutrient, such as like a nutrients, like the mother, like the mother’s contraction. Calcium, vitamin D, vitamin B6, etc. can easily cause cramps.

Especially at this stage, babies have improved calcium demand. A large amount of calcium absorbing calcium from the mother’s side. If the mother does not maintain the appropriate amount, it will easily cause calcium deficiency cramps!

Eat food+food enough to soothe the cramps in the late pregnancy!

  • Calcium intake (1000mg/daily)*

Pinded calcium helps bone health and normal muscle contraction. Moms should choose foods rich in calcium, such as low -fat dairy products, small fish, dark vegetables and beans.

Reference source: Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare-Food Nutrient Ingredients Database (New Edition) 2015

  • Vitamin D (10 μg/daily)*

Vitamin D plays “helping the body to absorb calcium”. The easiest way is to appropriately expose the sun (20 minutes/daily), or it is supplemented by diet, such as cod liver oil, liver and egg yolk.

Reference source: Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare-Food Nutrient Ingredients Database (New Edition) 2015

  • Supplement vitamin B6 (1.9mg/daily)*

If the mother lacks vitamin B6, it may cause cramps. Proper supplement can slow down the cramps at night and early morning. Meat, liver, pods, green vegetables and whole valley can be obtained.

Reference source: Food and Drug Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare-Food Nutrient Ingredients Database (New Edition) 2015

In addition, if you have time, you can try to stretch your calves, bend your ankle, etc., stretch your leg muscles, and avoid unnecessary compression of the leg muscles for a long time!