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Doctor insights on: Myths About Cold Feet During Pregnancy

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29 yrs lady extrimities become killing cold when she goes to sleep.Coldness n pain especialy of feet worsen during pregnancy.Thyroid or smthng else?

29 yrs lady extrimities become killing cold when she goes to sleep.Coldness n pain especialy of feet worsen during pregnancy.Thyroid or smthng else?

Circulation: Coldness is a sign of poor circulation and if worsen at night means the position when in bed compress the circulation further is the person you mention big that can explain the reason even though she is young has poor circulation - suggest to have evaluation how to improve this. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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 possible for your feet to grow during pregnancy?

Is it possible for your feet to grow during pregnancy?

Foot size: Can change. The foot can widen., and the person may require a larger size shoe. (i never really thought about what occurs until you asked, i don't actually think the bones grow... - I am sure someone else can chime in with the answer to that....But shoe size does change. ...Read more

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Why there is swelling over foot during pregnancy?

Why there is swelling over foot during pregnancy?

Swelling: Swelling in the feet is a common problem of pregnancy. Physicians used to associate it with pre-eclampsia, but it occurs in too many women who don't have pre-eclampsia to be a sign of pre-eclampsia. It's probably caused by the increased blood volume and changes in the blood biochemistry that occur during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Should I expect my feet to grow during pregnancy?

Should I expect my feet to grow during pregnancy?

Yes: Many women notice a change in shoe size during pregnancy from swelling and after pregnancy due to actual changes in foot size and/or shape. Word to the wise: save your money and don't buy new shoes while trying to conceive (ttc). ...Read more

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What causes swelling of the feet during pregnancy?

Among the answers: Is the fact that the presence of the baby puts some pressure on the veins as they exit the leg into the abdomen, resulting in a back pressure that results in water retention. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Cold Feet (Definition)

Cold feet are feet that feel cold in situations that would not normally cause a person's extremities to be cold. Poor circulation, or neurological ...Read more