My feet are swollen, is this normal?

Mild swelling of the ankles and legs is related to the normal and necessary increase in body fluids during pregnancy.  To ease the discomfort, elevate your legs or lie down when you can, wear comfortable shoes, and avoid elastic-top socks or stockings.  Drinking at least 8 to 10 eight-ounce glasses of water a day will help to avoid excess water retention.  Support hose may also help to ease the discomfort.

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