6 Things to Know About Your Feet During Pregnancy

October 13, 2022


Read time:

5-15 mins
Pregnant Woman Holding Foot Ankle
Presented by Michigan Medicine

While rearing a child is a beautiful feat, it has many side effects that could impact the entire body, including the feet. Nearly 80% of healthy pregnant women go through edema, which is swelling caused by excess fluid trapped in the body’s tissues. Rebecca Burmeister, D.P.M, M.P.H., a podiatrist at Michigan Medicine, discusses arch support, ingrown toenails, and how persistent foot pain isn’t good during pregnancy.

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