As the uterus grows during pregnancy, all the ligaments that attach to it must stretch. In particular the poor round ligament stretches a great deal, commonly causing pain.

Round Ligament painRound Ligament pain


  1. The pain can be from the strain on the ligaments as the pelvis widens, the ligaments spasm, or by the ligaments pulling on nearby sensitive structures
  2. The pain comes and goes and is often related to your baby's growth spurts
  3. It can feel like pelvic pain or back pain and can be a sharp pain, a dull ache or a tugging sensation. The pain is more often experienced on the right side
  • Avoiding sudden movements¬†
  • Try to release the ligaments by drawing the knees toward the belly in side lying