33 weeks pregnant mother

Question: What can be done for swelling on the feet?

2 Answers
Question
Answer: Hello! Swelling may be reduced by eating foods that are high in potassium, such as bananas, and by avoiding caffeine. Here are some other helpful hints to manage swelling during your pregnancy: Avoid standing for long periods.Minimize outdoor time when it is hot.Rest with your feet elevated.Wear comfortable shoes, avoiding high heels if possible.Wear supportive tights or stockings.Avoid clothes that are tight around your wrists or ankles.Rest or swim in a pool.Use cold compresses on swollen areas.Drink water, which helps flush the body and reduce water retention.Minimize sodium (salt) intake and avoid adding additional salt to meals.
Answer: Drink plenty of water. Walk slowly for 10 minute in morning, afternoon and night.
Similar Questions with Answers
Question: What can i do for swelling on feet
Answer: Hello dear. Various factors contribute to foot and ankle swelling during pregnancy. For starters, your body retains more fluid during pregnancy. Also, your growing uterus puts pressure on your veins, which impairs return of blood to your heart. Here are the few tips you can follow Avoid standing for long periods. Minimize outdoor time when it is hot. Rest with your feet elevated. Wear comfortable shoes, avoiding high heels if possible. Wear supportive tights or stockings. Avoid clothes that are tight around your wrists or ankles. Take care.
»Read All Answers
Question: What can i do for swelling on feet? Home remedies
Answer: Hi dear swelling feet is very normal in advance weeks of pregnancy. As your body weight is increasing and also body is water retention increase is it gives you a swelling of feet. Drink plenty amount of water and reduce your salt intake. Don't sit hanging your legs for longer period of time and always use of foot rest if you are standing for more than 5 to 10 minutes. Even at the time of sleeping place a pillow under your feet to avoid for the swelling. Hope it helps.
»Read All Answers
Question: What precautions to be taken for swelling in feet??
Answer: Hi dear, swelling in feet is normal in pregnency because of increased water retention of body. In some cases it indicates hypertension. Eat less salt in regular diet, don't sit hanging your legs for longer period of time. Don't sit cross legged. Use foot rest if standing for longer. Use a pillow under your feet at night to prevent further swelling. Hope it helps.
»Read All Answers