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How can I prevent leg cramps?

Pregnant women often get foot or leg cramps - especially at night, or when they stretch or point their toes down. Leg cramps may be caused by not enough calcium in the diet.

What to do to prevent it:

Eat plenty of foods that contain calcium, such as milk, cheese, sesame seeds, and green leafy vegetables.
If your foot or leg cramps: