Hi ladies, hope some of you could help put my mind at rest. I am 15 1/2 weeks pregnant and for last couple of weeks on and off I have had the feeling of heaviness/swelling in my vagina, most noticable after exercise/walking... almost like I am wearing a tampon. I know experts say the vagina swells during pregnancy but I would like to hear if anyone has had this sensation as experts don't mention what a swollen vagina feels like! My doctor says it's normal but I need reassurance from other pregnant ladies... Cannot thank God enough for giving us our little miracle and sometimes I worry about having another m/c when I feel any body change that I haven't read about. Your replies would be much appreciated. x
Totally normal and OK.....Blood volume increases by a ton when pregnant...I think that it almost doubles if I remember correctly......I'm almost 32 weeks and have the problem (not a problem, but you know what I mean).......
I am almost 32 weeks pg and since about 12 weeks have experienced the same thing. My Dr said it is what is called vulvar verscosities (sp?) I had to buy what is called a V2 support belt, kinda like a jock strap for women.......lol. It helps so much. I find the swelling to be worse if I have been on my feet or doing a lot. I try to make sure I wear the belt if I am going to be out and on my feet a lot. It cost about $50 but weel worth it. Ask your Dr. if that could be the case, even if its not the support is a good idea. Good luck
That's so reassuring to hear ladies.. thank you ever so much for your comments. I had all thoughts goung through my mind.. but your replies have helped me believe that the sensation is normal.. Best of luck to you both x
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