I'd read about women having leg cramps and I didn't have a single charlie horse until my fourth baby. I was actually at a conference and sharing the room with another pregnant mom when it happened. If she hadn't been pregnant too she might have thought I was dying I was screaming and hopping around. If leg cramps bother you in pregnancy, or if you're worried about that dreaded charlie horse, try the calf stretch. Doing it just before bed can help you prevent leg cramps from waking you up in the middle of the night howling in pain.
Have you been spared from the dreaded charlie horse?
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