27 weeks pregnant mother

Question: having swelled feet what would I do

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Answer: Swelling is generally due to water retention in body. As there is rapid increase in blood volume and bodily fluids, many a times kidney functioning slows down due to various factors which results in water retention. Drink plenty of water snd decrease your salt intake. Don't stand for long hours.
Answer: Its normal
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