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Old 03-21-2012, 06:04 PM   #9
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Re: Relief from terrible Vericose Veins during Pregnancy?

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Originally Posted by oneduckstuck5 View Post
I developed varicose veins in my left leg when pregnant with #4. I'm now pregnant with #6 and just had #5 a little over a year ago so they are definitely more pronounced now. I do use the compression hose but I'm due in August so that's just not going to work for me. I don't know if this would help but I just bought a thigh compression sleeve I think it's called and I use it on my upper thigh. It does help but it makes my leg sweat. It is supposed to be for support injuries but it does velcro and provide compression support. Also taking lecithin helps (I had actually forgotten about that and dh just asked me if I was taking that this time, oops). I think there are herbs that help but not sure if they're safe during pregnancy.
What is Lecithin Mama? I have never heard of it... what does it do?
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