Do your lower extremities look like the huge sausages that hang in old-fashioned butcher's shop windows? Especially in late pregnancy during the hot summer months, edema can be common and an irritating symptom. Here are a collection of ideas and remedies. One of them might give you the relief you're looking for.
~Drink Wheatgrass juice
~Drink more water
~put your feet up when you are relaxing
~Soak your puppies in a half-cup of Epsom salts with a few drops of peppermint oil in a tub of warm water.
~ask hubby for a foot massage.
~wear support pantyhose.
~salt food to taste
~wear comfortable clothes
~if swelling occurs in face or spots other than feet and ankles, contact your midwife or doctor to check that you aren't suffering from pre-eclampsia.