SWOLLEN ANKLES, FEET AND FINGERS
Ankles, feet and fingers often swell
a little in pregnancy because the body holds more water than
usual. Towards the end of the day, especially if the weather
is hot or if you have been standing a lot, the extra water
tends to gather in the lowest parts of the body. But once
you have rested with your feet's up you will soon notice a
marked improvement. Consult your doctor if you are worried
about the swelling. However if you have swelling of the face
then consult your doctor immediately.
standing for too long period.
your feet up as much as you can-try to rest for an hour
a day with your feet higher than your heart.
to do some foot exercises.
wear anything tight that restricts circulation to your legs.
regular exercise-walking is especially beneficial.
When sitting gently rotate ankles
and feet to improve circulation.