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How do you prevent water retention in late pregnancy?

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Drink plenty of fluids , that is really important during pregnancy . Try and stay out of the heat if you can , that always made me more puffy . Put your feet up and rest as much as you can and try not to over due it . If you feel like you are unusually puffy or if your face gets puffy also , call your doctor as it may be something more serious.


The best way to prevent water retention is to stay well hydrated. Drink plenty of water. Make sure you are eating a well balanced diet and taking your prenatal vitamins as well. Your doctor will monitor your blood pressure throughout pregnancy and be alerted to a potential problem that can cause water retention. If you start to notice swelling in your feet/legs try to take it easy and put your feet up.

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