Babying Your Veins During Pregnancy
The accompanying infographic, Baby Strains on Your Veins, discusses the four types of veindisease that commonly occur in women who are pregnant. These are venous insufficiency,spider veins, varicose veins and deep vein thrombosis. Most vein issues appear in the legs andsome (but not all) will go away after birth.
So, you’re pregnant and have developed vein disease, and treatment isn’t an option. What canyou do? The infographic also provides simple tips to help alleviate the pain and discomfortassociated with pregnancy-related vein disease. Following these common-sense, pregnancy-safe suggestions can help reduce your symptoms and may even keep the problem from gettingworse. Take good care of yourself now — you won’t have much time to baby yourself later!