What’ll Happen To Your Feet During Pregnancy? You Probably Won’t Be Able To See Them

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Pregnancy is a life changing experience that can bring hope, light, and (for the most part) sunshine into your life. But pregnancy won’t just change your life — it will change your body, too. Not only will your belly grow, and your skin stretch, there will be changes to other parts of your body as well, especially your feet. If you are pregnant, you may wonder, what’ll happen to your feet during pregnancy? The answer is not pretty, but at least it’s temporary.

According to the American Pregnancy Association (APA), during pregnancy your body can produce almost 50 percent more blood and body fluid so that it can support your developing baby. But that additional fluid and blood can also cause swelling in your body, especially your feet.

Why is the swelling most noticeable in your feet? Your uterus, which is growing every day, puts pressure on certain veins, explained Parents. That can block some of the blood flow, making fluid stay…

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