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How do you prevent water retention in late pregnancy?

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08/30/14

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.

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08/19/14

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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