Have the baby’s father give you a massage or get a couple’s massage.
Before Birth: Back pain is extremely common in pregnancy (as well as during the period of breastfeeding, or having to carry small children). It can be relieved by massage to the whole of the back area, the neck, legs, and feet, and by gentle stroking of the abdomen.
In addition to relaxing and soothing away physical symptoms, massage can be a wonderful way of including your partner and children in the course of your pregnancy.
—CBS News The Early Show, national, June 11, 2008