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Foot swelling is an issue that many pregnant women face. The condition can present unsightly inflammation and pain symptoms that make it difficult to carry out everyday tasks. Compression socks can provide relief from foot swelling caused by pregnancy if they’re used correctly. Understanding how compression socks work helps you determine the best options for eliminating foot swelling. Pregnancy and Edema Swelling of the feet during pregnancy is also referred to as edema. It consists of the buildup of fluid that remains in the body during and after your pregnancy. Excess fluid causes the extremities to swell, which can stretch the skin and lead to inflammation. Low levels of swelling are common, as fluid accumulates to support the childbirth process. This fluid is eliminated soon after in most cases. But in others, it can remain for an extended period of time and can be difficult to treat. How Compression Socks…

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