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A little self conscious

My husband and I have a rock festival that we go to annually. This year, I will be 30 weeks pregnant, its outdoors, and we've been averaging temperatures around the 90° mark. My belly doesn't bother me, its the swelling. My legs, ankles, and feet are terribly swollen. Really. My feet look like Fred Flintstone's. I'm really self conscious about it, and (I know this sounds silly) I have no idea what to wear that I will be comfortable in. As it is, I feel like people are constantly staring at my legs, feet, and ankles. I've never really cared what people think, so this feeling is new and weird to me. Is this normal? Maybe just hormones?
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I feel that way too.. Completely normal. I find my ankles swell less when I wear tennis shoes (their my running shoes). That's hard, it'll be hot so u probably want to be in shorts, skirt or dress. Just make sure it's comfortable & drinks tons of water. Have fun
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I'd wear a long skirt or dress with flip flops.  You'll stay cool & an ankle length skirt will help hide your feet.  I've had the same problem with my first pregnancy & this one (my third).
Make sure to stay well hydrated!
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Maxi dresses or skirts *!
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Thanks, ladies! I think I am leaning toward and ankle length dress (just ordered one online). The only downfall will be having to carry a purse, since I won't have pockets. Small sacrifice, though.
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