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Why are my feet bigger now that I am pregnant?
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In brief: Hormonal Changes
The ligaments in your feet respond to the same hormones that help the ligaments in the pelvis loosen for birth.
The feet will often get a little wider and bigger. This often remains. Your feet will also swell due to extra weight. The swelling will go away.

In brief: Hormonal Changes
The ligaments in your feet respond to the same hormones that help the ligaments in the pelvis loosen for birth.
The feet will often get a little wider and bigger. This often remains. Your feet will also swell due to extra weight. The swelling will go away.
Dr. Dennis Frisch
Dr. Dennis Frisch
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Fluid retention
The main reason is the fluid retention that is common in pregnancy.
However the shape of a woman's foot does change with the added weight of pregnancy and the changes in her back.

In brief: Fluid retention
The main reason is the fluid retention that is common in pregnancy.
However the shape of a woman's foot does change with the added weight of pregnancy and the changes in her back.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Ligamentous laxity secondary hormonal changes has an influence as well.
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