Videos • Aug 26, 2021

Swelling in Pregnancy: How to Alleviate Your Aching Feet and Hands

Swollen feet are a very common and well-known issue when pregnant. But, perhaps you’ve noticed swelling in other parts of your body while pregnant. Dr. Shelby Dickison, Washington University Ob/Gyn at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, a sister hospital of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, discusses the reason why your body swells when pregnant. She also reviews common swelling points and what you can do to help alleviate it.