Varicose veins can be normal part of pregnancy

POSTED: 2:10 PM Oct 24 2012   UPDATED: 11:11 AM Nov 08 2012
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By Brenda Conaway, Pure Matters

No one said there’d be days like this, when your whole body seems out of control. Is this a normal part of pregnancy? Or should you call the doctor?

You will have some uncomfortable symptoms during pregnancy, says the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Some are caused by changes in your hormones. Others can be traced to the pressure and weight of your growing baby.

Normal changes

Here are some of the annoying, but normal symptoms:

Potential problems

Some symptoms may indicate a serious problem. These are signs that indicate you should call your doctor immediately:

Bottom line: If a new symptom concerns you, call your doctor.