Heather Rae Young, who is in her third trimester, is on bed rest.
The ‘Selling Sunset’ star, 35, gave her Instagram followers a health update on Thursday after completing a routine checkup, saying her sciatica pain had become ‘unbearable’. ‘ explained.
‘Baby update: I just quit being a doctor,’ she starts a selfie-style video from her car and soon after, ‘all is well’ with her and husband Tarek El Moussa’s baby boy. made it clear that
“I don’t feel very well,” she continued, noting that the pain was “worse than it used to be.”
Young said her doctor wants her to “rest” and “lie down,” which is difficult for the Los Angeles-based realtor.
“But obviously the most important thing is to feel good and take care of the baby,” she admitted.
She is “closer” to her due date in early 2023, but noted that she still has “some time” before her son arrives and that she has to “do what’s best” for both of them.
Netflix personality added she’s ‘still doing it’ [her] Physiotherapy” and scheduled to “try acupuncture” on Friday.
“I hope this goes away soon,” she said. “I absolutely cannot feel this for the rest of my pregnancy.”
Sciatica is pain along the sciatic nerve, the main nerve in the leg and the largest nerve in the body, reports Johns Hopkins University. It extends from the back of the pelvis to the back of the thigh.
According to the Mayo Clinic, sciatica is common during pregnancy and most often appears in the third trimester because it puts more pressure on unstable joints and muscles as the fetus grows.
Medical sites point out that the baby’s position can also contribute to sciatic nerve compression.
Young has made sure to show off her growing baby bump at several recent events and award shows, making it seemingly having a healthy and smooth pregnancy.
Last month, she celebrated her son’s arrival with a star-studded, winter wonderland-themed baby shower.
This is her first child with El Moussa, who is raising 12-year-old daughter Taylor and 7-year-old son Brayden with ex-wife Christina Hark.
Young, who loves being a ‘bonus mom’ to her in-laws, recently admitted to Herk, 39, that she felt she came ‘second’ but someone ‘ever made it’. not from [her] I feel that way on purpose.”
Young announced in July that she and El Moussa, 41, are expecting a bundle of joy.
They started dating in 2019 and tied the knot in October 2021.