Swelling, or edema, during pregnancy, is normal and can affect the face, hands, legs, ankles, and feet.

CAUSES

  1. It occurs because the body has 50% more fluid (blood and other bodily fluids) during pregnancy. 

WHAT TO DO

  • Working-out your legs aids the circulatory and lymphatic systems of the body, countering this swelling whilst toning at the same time – Standing Footwork on the Barre, squats, lunges
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