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Old 06-13-2012, 06:32 PM   #13
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Re: swelling during pregnancy

Originally Posted by holly6737 View Post
I second compression stockings. Also, elevating your feet as much as possible during the day (and at night after the kids go to bed) will help. Dont' restrict your salt, but eat it within reason. Danger signs include redness, tenderness, a hot spot, etc. Swelling isn't even a criteria for pre-e anymore, it's really just so common in pregnancy. I know it's miserable, though!
I have always been a bad sweller starts around 12 weeks for me..and never had pre-e issues...GD and Hypertension but no pre-e thank goodness. my doctor always tells me to try to avoid salt but i also read somewhere that cutting salt can also cause swelling?
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