Pressure under the Rib Cage

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Pressure under your rib cage is a discomfort occurs as the baby presses against the organs of the upper abdomen. This pressure often feels like a sore spot or bruised area, especially under one rib.

Sitting in a straight-backed chair with a pillow behind the lower back helps relieve the pressure and facilitates breathing. A warm bath or heating pad may also help.

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