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Why you may have edema during pregnancy

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Hot weather causes swelling in the hands, fingers, feet, ankles and toes.

Elevated blood pressure

Accumulated fluids just from being pregnant

Standing too long on your feet.

From the pressure put on the uterus causing a reduction in blood flow.

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It's estimated that about 75% of women will experience swelling around the legs and ankles at some point during pregnancy. It occurs due to excessive accumulation of the fluids.In the second and third trimesters, swelling in your legs and feet is a normal part of pregnancy.Fluids get «stuck» in these areas because more weight is pressing on them while at the same time your blood circulation has slowed down

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