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03/05/2014 at 02:43
If you suffered with swollen feet after birth how long did it last? Thanks :-)
03/05/2014 at 07:15
03/05/2014 at 07:52
I had swollen feet for what felt like months! Think it was just a couple of weeks though. Keeping them elevated and H rubbing them helped a lot!
03/05/2014 at 08:28
I had swollen ankles/feet only for about a week afterwards, they seemed to disappear pretty quickly which I'm glad about as they looked horrible!
03/05/2014 at 09:31
A week or so. It's the fluid coming out of your system, mine really hurt.
03/05/2014 at 10:22
Thanks ladies. The midwife had said a few days or a week so I was a bit concerned that they're still painful and swollen now (11days). I got some footwear on yesterday for the first time in about 6 weeks (so they must be smaller than they were) but that hurt too. I had them pretty bad during pregnancy so I'll just need to be a bit more patient and persevere with elevating them. Thanks :-)
03/05/2014 at 10:33
About 2 weeks until I noticed they'd gone down significantly, and could put shoes on from before his birth!
03/05/2014 at 11:46
I would say a couple of weeks for them to return to normal. The mw kept checking them but they were happy they were getting better even though it seemed to take forever.
19/05/2014 at 10:36
It's been almost 4 weeks and they are still swollen and still hurt! I have one pair of work shoes I can wedge my trotters in to, and I wear flip flops the rest of the time (thank gawd it's not January). Sick of them! :)
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