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01/08/2013 at 10:55
Just looking for some advice, how much swellingis normal. Im 36+1 and suffered swelling in the recent heat wave it settled once the weather changed.I went out with some friends last night and couldnt get any of my shoes on, now this morning my hands are swollen? Is this normal for my stage of pregnancy?
01/08/2013 at 11:00
Some swelling is normal but it's best to get it checked out if possible x
01/08/2013 at 11:53
I could only wear flip flops towards the later part of my pregnancy and my ankles were huge.. I had to take my rings off too... The midwife wasn't concerned as I felt ok and my blood pressure was fine but I would get yourself checked x
01/08/2013 at 12:04
Same as Bexy here. Only flip flops and even then they left huge dents in my feet! However, BP was fine and the swelling went if I elevated for a bit, although came back immediately i stood up. I would ring the MW and they may want to check your pressure x
01/08/2013 at 12:06
If swelling is worsening you should always get it checked. It could be something or it could be nothing better to check its nothing.
01/08/2013 at 12:07
Thanks all, may just call the midwife and get my blood pressure checked. Just one of joys of pregnacy flip flops in the rain!
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