Pregnant women often experience charley horses during their pregnancy. Expecting mamas tell tales of waking up in excruciating pain unable to straighten their legs. Having personally experienced such paralyzing moments, I mentioned it to a masseuse. She said to point the toes up toward the knee in a calf stretch. If that is too painful or impossible, you should use your hands and massage the calf in a circular motion. Also remember to stay hydrated during those taxing months!