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Fat feet - cant get shoes on. HELP!!! Is it fluid retention?
Im going to a black tie do next week and have just tried to get my shoes on - my feet wont squeeze into any of them. Is this common after having a baby (dd is 10 wks old)? Is it fluid retention? If so, can I get rid of it in one week?
bunny, if you're bf then I wouldn't have thought you could take anything. If not, then perhaps your gp could prescribe diuretics? Drinking loads of water is supposed to help (sounds mad I know!). This may sound flippant, and I don't really mean it to, but couldn't you buy some bigger shoes? I spent weeks in Jesus sandals when dd was born as my feet were as wide as they were long and nothing else fitted!
it may be permanent. My feet have grown eash prenancy. I was size 5 and am now size 7 very embarrassing when to to in-laws 0- I have bigger feet than his dad now & mil is just size 2 or 3 - my shoes look so huge next to hers. the shame
Im trying dandelion tea and loads of water - boring but it might help. how long does a diuretic take to start working?
LGJ, I feel absolutely fine apart from fat feet and fingers so I dont think it is anything sinister. I think it might be fat not fluid anyway - I am already a size 7 shoe, if I go up more sizes, Ill be in mens shoes! Why do feet get bigger after having a baby? It doesnt make sense but I am sure mine are - looking at some of the shoes I used to wear, there is no way I'd get my feet near them now.