swelling of feet during pregnancy
Pregnancy And Childbirth / / August 12, 2017
How to prevent swelling during pregnancy
leg swelling during pregnancy - a common problem, with her face almost all expectant mothers in the third trimester.This pathology is diagnosed quite easily.Swelling is visible visually.If not, then you can pay attention to the marks on the skin of the toe, dimples, which remain on the skin after a light pressing.Swelling during pregnancy is not dangerous for the future moms, but can be the first symptom of a dangerous condition - preeclampsia.How should I act, how to be treated and where (in the home or hospital), if you have any swelling during pregnancy?
Mom in the last 8 weeks before the baby is born every 2 weeks visiting your gynecologist and deliver tests.And on one of the techniques in this pathology it can be detected.An experienced doctor always pays attention to the swelling of the patient.What if during pregnancy swollen feet, how to be treated?
Treatment is not required in any case in addition to the swelling did not bother the analysis of urinein normal and blood pressure is not increased.That is no reason to suspect preeclampsia.
so that no hand swelling during pregnancy, and other parts of the body, it is not necessary and, in fact, harmful to limit the amount of fluids you drink.You need to drink as much - as you want.It leads to fluid retention is quite another - salt.That it is necessary to limit in your diet.Do not forget that the salt found in many foods:. Sausages, various meats, canned meat and fish, etc. Very much salt is contained in the various "salting."They need to be avoided.Add salt to foods to a minimum.And drink at least 1.5-2 liters of water per day.Moreover, non-carbonated drinking, not mineral.Medicinal and folk diuretics, in most cases, not necessary.
in how to prevent swelling during pregnancy plays an important role the observance of simple rules.
1. It is not necessary for a long time in an upright position.Long standing (especially fixed), sit, walk the expectant mother is not necessary.
2. At the first signs of swelling in the legs to take a horizontal position and lift the leg to a level just above the head (you can just put under the shin cushion or pillow).
3. Wear comfortable, loose shoes on a low steady heel.
4. Wearing compression hosiery (socks, stockings and tights by prescription).