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Is it safe to wear heels while pregnant?

Is it safe to wear heels while pregnant?

Yes: I'm not aware of any adverse affects. However, use your better judgment. In pregnancy, particularly during the later stages, your center of gravity/balance can change. So, it's best to avoid anything that can increase your risk of falls/trauma. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it safe to wear high heels while I am pregnant?

Is it safe to wear high heels while I am pregnant?

Safe in moderation: Depends on what is considered "high heels" in heels, the entire body posture is changed, the severity of the possible ankle sprain could be worse than if not pregnant. ...Read more

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I want to know if safe to wear high heels shoes during early pregnancy when I go out I always worn high heels shoes is safe during pregnancy? Thanks

I want to know if safe to wear high heels shoes during early pregnancy when I go out I always worn high heels shoes is safe during pregnancy?  Thanks

Finding balance: It is generally safe, but will be hard on your back and feet. Your balance changes when you are pregnant, so in general, it's better and more comfortable to wear sensible shoes with support. Listen to your body as it grows and changes. ...Read more

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Can i wear heel shoe in my pregnancy?

Can i wear heel shoe in my pregnancy?

Yes: Depending on trimester of pregnancy wearing high heeled shoes would be ok if your feet are not to swollen. ...Read more

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Is it ok to wear heels while pregnant?

Is it ok to wear heels while pregnant?

Bare-foot N pregnant: As your belly enlarges and center of gravity changes, wearing high heels may predispose you to falling. Also, likely you will get some swelling of feet toward the end, wearing heel may not be comfortable. Early in pregnancy should not be a problem and most working mothers do so as career people often wear high-heels for work. Congrats on your pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe for the baby for pregnant women to elevate their leg?

Is it safe for the baby for pregnant women to elevate their leg?

Yes: Elevating one's legs during pregnancy can help with swelling. During the later stages of pregnancy it is common to have swelling bilaterally in the lower legs, both elevation and compression stockings may help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have big veins on your leg during pregnancy?

Is it safe to have big veins on your leg during pregnancy?

Common: During pregnancy the lover venous system has more pressure on it than other times. This can create a dilation of these veins. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use tea tree oil to treat foot fungus while pregnant?

Is it safe to use tea tree oil to treat foot fungus while pregnant?

No Data on safety: Topical (skin) agents are GENERALLY safe to use. BUT, these meds are not regulated by the FDA so the purity of them is unsure. This med has several therapy claims: reduce acne, nail fungus, and other claims. The Mayp Clinic has the best advise on its website regarding this med: "Use cautiously in preg and breastfeeding women, and during childbirth due to a lack of enough scientific information." ...Read more

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Hi im nearly 9weeks pregnant and work in a nursery there is a case of chicken pox going around and suspected hand foot and mouth is this safe for baby?

Hi im nearly 9weeks pregnant and work in a nursery there is a case of chicken pox going around and suspected hand foot and mouth is this safe for baby?

Find out immunity: You should have your doctor see if you are immune to chicken pox. If you are you don't have to worry about that. ...Read more

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I am 7 1/2 months pregnant and have recently noticed a vibrating sensation in my left heel...What would cause this?

I am 7 1/2 months pregnant and have recently noticed a vibrating sensation in my left heel...What would cause this?

Nerve related: Pregnancy can cause low back pain which in turn can cause the vibration symptoms you are speaking of, or, pregnancy, can also cause lower extremity swelling. Swelling in turn can cause pressure on nerves, which can produce the sensations you are feeling. ...Read more

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Can wearing a high heel shoe prevent a lady of being pregnant?

Can wearing a high heel shoe prevent a lady of being pregnant?

No: no. Women in high heeled shoes get pregnant all the time. Abstinence and contraceptives prevent pregnancy. ...Read more

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3 months post pregnant and I am pretty sure I have a heel spur. What are some non surgical ways to help heal the area. It is pretty painful?

3 months post pregnant and I am pretty sure I have a heel spur. What are some non surgical ways to help heal the area. It is pretty painful?

Stretches , heelcups: A silicone heelcup (ie bauerfeind viscospot) will help as will a regular regimen of achilles and plantar fascia stretching. Look at footeducation.Com under plantar fasciitis for specifics. ...Read more

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Do pregnant women risk their back-health when wearing high heels.?

Do pregnant women risk their back-health when wearing high heels.?

Yes,: It is not just back health, but high heels in late pregnancy make for a very unable "platform" for a pregnant woman to walk causing balance losses and falls with injury to developing fetus'. A protruding pregnant abdomen increases the lower back curve of teh spine(lordosis) and high non-stable heels will also cause "back pain". ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and have a dent in my leg, what to do?

I'm pregnant and have a dent in my leg, what to do?

Call your OB MD: Call your OB MD and tell him/her of this symptom and possibly get examined as blood clots can also occur in pregnancy due to the pregnancy impeding the blood return to the heart and stasis in the leg veins. ...Read more

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How harmful are heels for women? Is it true that it can cause pregnancy issues later?

How harmful are heels for women? Is it true that it can cause pregnancy issues later?

Depends: It depends on the type of high heels, genetics, and amount of wear on your feet. Standard advice is to always bring a pair of supportive shoes to change into later. Pregnancy adds a lot of weight in a short period of time so your feet may swell or widen, but wearing heels before is not directly related. ...Read more

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I'm 11 weeks and 3 days pregnant and have been having severe leg pains. Is this normal? It's been happening for about 2 weeks now.

I'm 11 weeks and 3 days pregnant and have been having severe leg pains. Is this normal? It's been happening for about 2 weeks now.

What did your OB say: If you have had them for 2 weeks you should have already seen your ob, could be leg cramps for decreased potassium or calcium, could be from varicose veins , something else you need an exam and your do can order a dopler ultrasound to make sure no blood clots in your legs but would be uncommon to have them in both legs. ...Read more