Health Tip: Help Swelling Subside During Pregnancy

What you can do

(HealthDay News) -- Minor swelling of the extremities and face is common during pregnancy.

The Womenshealth.gov website suggests how to ease pregnancy-related swelling:

  • Drink at least eight to 10 glasses of fluids each day.
  • Avoid caffeinated or salty foods.
  • Prop up and rest your feet.
  • Talk to your doctor about wearing support hose.
Diana Kohnle

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