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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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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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