Dry Feet during Pregnancy: Home remedies to get rid of dry feet when you are pregnant

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Dry feet problem during pregnancy

Dry Feet during Pregnancy: Take special care of the feet during pregnancy

During pregnancy, there are many changes which occur in the body of a woman. These changes also cause discomfort to the pregnant women. Itching or cracks in the heel is a common problem during pregnancy. During pregnancy, you need to take special care of your feet and heel because natural oil are destroyed and there is stiffness in the heel. The feet and heel are lacking in water because fluid is required for proper development of the child. In this regard, if you want soft heels, then you need to take special care of your feet. For this, you can either go to the spa or adopt some home remedies. (Also read: What Are The Side Effects Of Heat During Pregnancy)

How to remove dry foot problem during pregnancy:

  • Apply Moisturizer
  • Use anti-bacterial soap
  • Lemon juice
  • Eat foods containing Vitamin E
  • Use bath oils
  1. Apply moisturizer

    Dry feet problem during pregnancy
    Dry feet during pregnancy: Maintain the moisture of feet during pregnancy.

    Apply moisturizers that contain high quantities of oil content so that your feet can get nourishment. The difference will appear in 15 to 20 days. For better results, apply moisturizer in feet and legs while sleeping. Wear socks so that the moisturizer can stay on your feet for 8-10 hours. (Also read: Some Myths And Facts About Exercises During Pregnancy)

  2. Use anti-bacterial soap
    Anti-bacterial soaps help to reduce the dryness of your feet. It also repairs the dead cells of feet, which makes the feet soft. Apart from this, it also provides moisture to the feet.
  3. Lemon juice
    Lemon juice contains anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that protect your feet from the dryness. It also reduces the problem of cracked heels. Apply lemon juice on the heel and leave it for 10-15 minutes and then wash it with clean.
  4. Eat foods containing Vitamin E
    Consumption of foods containing Vitamin-E reduces the dryness of your feet and heel and also keeps it soft. Vitamin-E is high in spinach, almonds, sweet potato, so try to consume them during pregnancy. (Also read: What are the causes of pelvic pain during pregnancy)
  5. Bath oils include
    There are several oils containing antioxidant, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties, so put some drops of olive oil or Jojoba oil in water and keep your leg in it for some time.

Dryness in feet and heel is a common problem during pregnancy. But with the help of some easy home remedies, you can get rid of this problem. You can also read this article in Hindi.

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