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Does anybody remember how long it took for the swelling in your hands to go down after you delivered your baby?

I don't remember swelling in my hands with my last pregnancy, but I am so ready to be able to wear my wedding ring again! I'm not to the point of it being a health issue, but they don't fit! I also have a watch that I can't wear. Anybody have any insight?


Asked by mommystiebler at 10:57 AM on Dec. 20, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • After about a week I looked in the mirror and diddnt recognize myself....I hadnt noticed that my whole body (including my hands) was swollen and retaining water......

    I lost in all within a week or so.

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 11:49 AM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • For my feet it took a week. My hands it took quite awhile. I think it was 3-4 weeks before my rings felt comfortable enough to wear again. Maybe a bit longer. Hope the swelling goes down soon!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:01 AM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • every woman is differernt but for me i was down on the 2ed day i had my son...

    Answer by yamil519 at 11:02 AM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • It took me a couple of weeks actually!

    Answer by Nika75 at 1:46 PM on Dec. 20, 2008

  • took me almost a month to lose the swelling n my feet n hands

    Answer by Brinkleysmommy1 at 3:58 PM on Dec. 21, 2008