Quoting Mylittleone's (B.B.M):" was one foot/ankle are worse then the other? I have more swelling on the right side then I do on the ... [snip!] ... do on the left. Besides going back and fourth between warm and cold what else can i do to help bring down some of the swelling?"
Quoting Squeaky McGee [16 wks]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Mylittleone's (B.B.M):</b>" was one foot/ankle are worse then ... [snip!] ... Elevate your legs above heart level and cut back on your salt intake. Oh, and drink more water!"
Quoting March 2013:" it was pretty much the same for be on both I think. Have you lowered your sodium intake to almost nothing? ... [snip!] ... the swelling consent or just after you have been up. usually my feet are fine in the mornings but get worse throughout the day."
Quoting Mylittleone's (B.B.M):" it was a little swollen this morning and now it looks much worse but mostly just on the right side the left is a little but it's like half the size of my right"
Quoting March 2013:" it sounds like your circulation is worse on that side. when you use the heat or cold do you put it on ... [snip!] ... in the drier for a bit and wrapping your right ankle, foot and part of your caf. maybe it will help get the blood flow moving."
Quoting Mylittleone's (B.B.M):" I think it's worse on that side because I always put most of my weight on that side like when I am standing ... [snip!] ... on my feet is on the right side, I will lean on cubards on my right side and it applys more weight on that side and so on."
Quoting March 2013:" well then stay more balanced. lol. or alternate your feet from time to time when your leaning.."
Quoting Mylittleone's (B.B.M):" lol that is the hard part I do it without even thinking because I have done it so long I just finally ... [snip!] ... and that was a 5 month battle :-) at least everyone is saying it mostly stays up to a week after baby is born so not to bad."