In the fifth month of pregnancy, you may experience
the rapid growth of your nails and hair. You may also experience the growth in
your feet. Read more about the body changes that take place during the fifth
month of pregnancy.
seems like my feet are growing. Is it my imagination
No. It is the fluid
retention in your body that causes feet and hands to swell.
Due to hormonal changes, all the joints in your body are getting relaxed,
including your feet. After delivery,
even though they return to normal, there is a chance that you might need a size
larger. Orthotic shoes, or shoes designed to correct your distorted center of
gravity are now available. Elasticised slippers are also known to help.
are my hair and nails growing so fast
Pregnancy causes an increase in your metabolic rate,
which in turn nourishes your skin cells, making your hair and nails grow
faster. Hair could also start appearing on the arms, legs, back, belly and
face. Most of the hair disappears within 6 months after delivery. So there is
little cause for worry.
spots have appeared on my face
You could suffer from many strange skin symptoms due
Some women are known to develop a dark line down the center of the abdomen and
the skin of a dark woman sometimes get discolored in the course of these nine
months. After which, it returns to normal. Folic
deficiency is one of the main causes of excessive pigmentation. So make sure
you are having your vitamin supplements regularly and eating greens, fruits and
vegetables. Keep out of the sun, or apply a sunscreen.