I haven't had major swelling around my feet and ankles, but there has
been some. My doctor told me that it's normal as long as it isn't
painful and severe (which it hasn't been thank goodness), but I really
wished there was something I could do to keep the swelling at a minimum.
Well, a few weeks ago a lady in my prenatal yoga class told me about Mommy Sox.
They are socks that feature a unique design and special weave to help
reduce swelling and relieve the discomfort during and after pregnancy.
I ordered a black and a white pair, and they have worked wonders! They
not only kept the swelling at a minimum, they reduced it significantly!
On top of that, these socks provide great arch support, prevent
diaphoresis (excessive sweating), and they relieve stress that is put
upon the feet. They are so cozy and warm; sometimes I forget I'm even
wearing socks. Needless to say two pair weren't enough, and I've
ordered about 5 more pair.
Oh, and these socks aren't only for pregnant women. If you read the testimonials
on the Mommy Sox website, a lot of women who are on their feet all day
(like teachers and nurses) use these socks as well, and have had the
I know that not every product on the market works
the same for every woman, but if you're having a problem with swelling
in your feet and ankles, pregnant or not, then this is one product that
I highly recommend.