Swelling of the legs is common in pregnancy. This is called edema.Cm
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If edema is associated with increased blood pressureà it is called
pre-eclampsia it needs attention from your doctor.
If there is no high BP. You can ignore the edema, and just give her
supportive measures like massage, hot water immersion of legs .
However edema will disappear only 10-15 days post delivery there are no
medicines for edema.
If you have edema, with headache and blurring of vision you must meet your
doctor immediately as it is an emergency.