Swollen ankles after giving birth ymj 2 kids; Pennsylvania 390 posts1st Nov '08
I had my son on the 24th. (c-section) My ankles went down a little a few days after. Now once I got home my ankles are bigger than they were at the end of the pregnancy. They are still big I cant even wear any shoes. I have been wearing my slippers out. I am supposed to go back to the hosptial Tuesday to get my blood pressure checked again. This is driving me crazy even more than the c-section area. Any one going through this or has been through this. The doctor said to stay off my feet a little. But he also said move around. I am hoping I can get something for this so the swelling can go down.
Tight Ass 18 kids; Winter Haven, Florida 6209 posts1st Nov '08
did you have any complications in your pregnancy? Mine were swollen for a few weeks after giving birth because I had toxcemia.
ymj 2 kids; Pennsylvania 390 posts1st Nov '08
No I didnt have any complications. My ankles got swollen during my last month. I was able to at least were shoes.
Christian Chick ♥ 3 kids; Minnesota 4921 posts1st Nov '08
When I had my son my legs were swollen what seemed like forever! It was at least two weeks. They put a lot of iv fluids in you when you have a c-section. All that fluid has to go somewhere. That is the way my nursed explained. Don't stress it will go away soon enough dear. :)