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Did your feet grow when you were pregnant?

Just wandering. I've only been pregnant once, but it ended in miscarriage at 8 weeks. I'm ttc now and saw something on the today's show about it. Just wandered how common it is. I've never heard any of my friends with kids say anything about it.

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shoot4thestars

Asked by shoot4thestars at 11:02 AM on Sep. 1, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • yes, mine seemed to get wider too!
    Mom2Brock

    Answer by Mom2Brock at 11:03 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • ABSOLUTELY!!! I use to wear a 7...easily...now I do good to get into an 8....!!!

    My dh thought I was crazy till I showed him something on the internet about it being true! lol.

    mom2twobabes

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 11:04 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • my feet swelled about a size but they are back to the normal size!
    Shelly922731

    Answer by Shelly922731 at 11:06 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Yep, I gained a half size.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 11:07 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Mine feet swelled during pregnancy, but stayed larger by half a size after my 2nd. There are a lot of ligament in your feet, you body secretes relaxin, a hormone that makes your ligaments extra stretchy while your preggers.... so that your hips have some give when you are giving birth. Once a ligament stretches it does not shrink back very easily. That's why our feet tend to get bigger or wider after pregnancy. But, I'll take a half size up to have my two cuties for sure!! ;o)

    Morgain

    Answer by Morgain at 11:11 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • My first pregnancy I was 18 and used to be a 7.5...i went to an 8.5...I went back down to an 8 on average. My other 2 pregnancies there was no change and my feet only swelled if i was on them for too long.
    HTMommy

    Answer by HTMommy at 11:14 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Mine grew 1/2 a size and were totally swollen all the time.
    christy_lvr

    Answer by christy_lvr at 11:19 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Yep sure did. I was a 8-8.5 before pregnancy and im now a 9-9.5 since i had my son..
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 11:38 AM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Before my first pregnancy I wore size 6. Now, after 3 kids, I wear 7 and a half or 8. And I didn't gain extra weight. Even when very thin,my feet are bigger. I don't get it.
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 12:06 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

  • Sorry to say - esp. if you have those shoes you just love- but my feet did go up a 1/2 size & never went back. Look at it this way- you get to go shoe shopping once you feel up to it!
    mrsmom110

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 12:18 PM on Sep. 1, 2010

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