Take your pain medicine as prescribed, and remember that there is often a delay before pain medication starts to work. Don’t wait for your pain to be intolerable; take it when you start getting uncomfortable. Keep your doctor informed of your pain and medication levels.
Over the past 20 years, there has been a 30% increase in preterm birth (before 37 weeks gestation) in the United States. Click for information from the March of Dimes on why Healthy Babies are Worth the Wait.