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Achy legs at 34 weeks

(5 Posts)
osterleymama Thu 11-Oct-12 11:09:30

Woke up with sore and aching legs for the first time this pregnancy. Does anyone have any tips to ease them? Exercises n stuff?

Wheresmypopcorn Fri 12-Oct-12 03:14:44

I remember my feet slightly swollen and sore and I was so desperate I did the following. Fill plastic basin with ice and Ivey water, plunge feet in. Felt like heaven to me and it was in January! I think for sore legs you are meant to elevate them? also get a little bell for when you want somethingsmile

BigW Fri 12-Oct-12 10:31:33

If it is your calves that hurt it might be because you are getting cramp during the night – I get this quite a lot at the moment. Sounds weird, but drink lots of water really helps.

Wheresmypopcorn Fri 12-Oct-12 17:19:09

Sorry, that's meant to be icy water

osterleymama Fri 12-Oct-12 19:49:05

Thank you! I'll try drinking more, I'm often thirsty so probably am a bit dehydrated and the icy foot bath sounds like heaven to me so will try that tonight once toddler is finally asleep.

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