PARENTING
10/09/2012 12:24 pm ET

5 Pregnancy Pains That Are Usually Harmless

The following information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

A lot of worrying comes with being pregnant, there’s no way around it. Every new symptom brings on so many questions, and even the slightest twinge of pain in any part of your body can send you into a Googling frenzy. Anytime you feel severe, persistent pain, you should seek medical advice from your doctor to rule out a problem. But many moms find that slight to moderate pains come and go, and most of these are just par for the course. Here are some painful problems that are typically normal and part of a safe, healthy pregnancy, plus some tips from Circle of Moms members on how to relieve the hurt.

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