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It’s my first pregnancy I am 17 weeks in and my feet are burning up!! Is this normal?? Any ideas on how I could fix this? I have been using ice packs but they are a temporary solution and not appropriate at certain times, for eg – at work! What does hot feet in pregnancy mean?

Emailed in 9.1.2013


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  • My feet were super hot when I was pregnant as well. I think its pretty normal. You have extra weight and extra blood circulating so your heart is working harder. Also hormones play a role I think… they seem to effect EVERYTHING when you’re pregnant lol


  • Hot feet are common during pregnancy due to a number of factors. The increased weight on the feet causes feet to swell. There are also a number of hormonal changes taking place during pregnancy that can cause an increase in body temperature.


  • Just boosted blood volume and circulation. I got it after a lifetime of cold feet and they never really went back to normal.


  • I would think it means goid circulation. But I would get it checked out just in case


  • Could mean excellent circulation :) You can buy heat packs for shoes and hands etc. maybe you can also get ice packs? Have a look in your local chemist and check it out


  • Definitely get checked for gestational diabetes


  • That’s normal, i had and still have warm feet!


  • I hope someone could shed some light for you.


  • Hope all went well with your pregnancy.


  • I hope all went well and you have a healthy little bubba by now.


  • I hope you found a solution for yourself


  • I hope the rest of your pregnancy went well


  • I think its quiet common, along with swollen feet. Check with your doctor if you’re worried


  • Are u on ur feet too much?


  • Soak your feet—Tired, burning feet should be soaked at the end of a workday. Rotate your ankles to reduce swelling.


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