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I am 15 weeks pregnant and gave my dog a bath. She weighs 70 lbs and was not keen on the idea. After wrestling with her for about a half hour or so, I stood up and felt weird pressure in my abdominal region. If I lie down the pressure lessens, but when I stand it returns. Is this something to be concerned about for the baby's sake? Could it just be that I overused my abdominal muscles when I know they're already weaker than they once were?

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replied February 20th, 2012
Pregnancy Answer A31783
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If the abdominal symptoms are present, be in complete bedrest. Avoid any activities that can cause increase in abdominal pressure (avoid straining for bowel movement also). Visit your doctor/gynecologist for further evaluation to rule out uterine hyperactivity and also to confirm wellbeing of the baby. Avoid any heavy work. Take adequate rest. Drink plenty of water. Be in regular monitoring and follow-up with your treating doctor/gynecologist and report any new/abnormal symptoms immediately.
Take care.

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