37 weeks pregnant mother

Question: hi, my right leg is fully pain and little bit swelling is there I can't sleep right side what to do?

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Answer: Its always recommended to sleep on left side not right. Swelling are common during pregnancy due to a number of factors. The increased weight on the feet causes feet to swell. There are also a number of hormonal changes taking place during pregnancy that can cause it to swell. Also during 3rd trimester, excess swelling cud b due to increased blood volume and circulation. Our prego bodies are working very hard during this last trimester to pump blood and sometimes the increased pressure in the veins leading to the extremities causes swelling. I suggest you keep ur feet in running cold water for 2-3 times in a day or use a bag of frozen peas against the painful area on your wrist. Gently exercise to move the excess fluid, and keep your legs raised whenever possible. Drinking chamomile tea could also help. Exercise & massage helps to relieve the pain.
Answer: . Hi dear it's common to have swollen lower limbs In pregnancy there is fluid overload and there is more hemodilution.... Also the growing fetus and growing uterus puts pressure over the the lower limb blood vessels which causes legs to swell Need not worry 1)take salt restrict diet 2) sleep in left lateral position 3)keep pillow under leg 4)have more vegetables and fruits 5)do regular 30min exercises,yoga and breathing exercises 6)check bp 7)drink plenty of water
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    Sruthisreea Arun1260 days ago

    thank you so much for ur suggestions I will follow them

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