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Not Feeling Great

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SparklyMonkeyMummy Tue 13-May-14 13:03:37


Just wondering if this is normal really. I am 36 + 4 with our second DD. Over the weekend I ring the midwife as my feet had really swollen up, however she was not concerned and reassured me.

Today I feel very nauseous, lethargic and light-headed. Is this to be expected this far along? Baby is still moving fine btw.

joosiewoosie Tue 13-May-14 14:10:20

Get thee to a medical knowledgeable person. It may well be nothing, but swollen feet plus your other bits might be pre-eclampsia. Let yourself get checked out, pampered and tested as much as you need are nearly there! X

joosiewoosie Tue 13-May-14 14:12:00

Forgot to day, if you don't fancy face to face as it's a hassle, why not try calling 111 as a first off? At least they'll have a checklist to go through with you and can advise you properly.
Good luck x

katandkits Tue 13-May-14 14:12:13

I agree, phone the hospital and get monitored if you are not sure. It might be nothing but its always a good idea to get bp and urine tested to rule out pre eclampsia.

SparklyMonkeyMummy Tue 13-May-14 17:05:47

Thank you smile I'll get on and do that.

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