WEEK 23 Weight Gain During Pregnancy

I’m really feeling the weight in my feet this week, my feet are swollen and my shoes feels like they have shrunk. l find it best to wear flat shoes as the pressure increases during the day. The more I move the heat makes my feet grow. I become sluggish and adapt an individual style of walking, l look like l’m waddling with a limp.
Since the weight gain during pregnancy is increasing l have started to experience foot cramps these are quite severe as when they occur l can not walk. l am lucky they only happen when l am standing as imagine if it occurred when l am driving the car. Best thing to do is get your partner to rub your feet and soak them in warm water to release the stress. I even ask my partner to put my socks and shoes on for me as l find it hard to reach my feet.
Every morning l weigh myself before l have breakfast to get an idea of what is happening with my body and the baby. I currently weigh 12kg over my normal weight. l had been told to watch my weight as the average weight gain over the entire pregnancy is 15kg, not much left for me to put on. ( l’m due on the 20 November). My friends tell me not to worry as everyone is different so l will go with the flow and try and cut done on my sweets.
Yours Kate from Croydon
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