(Closed) Did your feet grow because of pregnancy?

posted 4 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: Did your feet grow because of pregnancy?
    Yes, they grew at least a half size and didn't go back to my previous size : (12 votes)
    44 %
    No, my feet didn't grow at all. : (4 votes)
    15 %
    My feet swelled but returned to pre-pregnancy size : (9 votes)
    33 %
    My feet didn't chane size at all. : (2 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
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    1760 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @Miss Damask:  honestly it’s really tough to say. I’m 37 weeks and my feet haven’t changed, 2 friends feet both changed when they were pregnant. One went up a full size and the other had to switch to wide width. 

    Post # 4
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    394 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @Miss Damask:  I’m also 37 weeks, and mine haven’t changed at all so far (not even swollen). However I have heard from several other people that theirs did change.

    Post # 5
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    4519 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    @Miss Damask:  I’m at 39.5 weeks, and I had to buy a new pair of shoes about 2 months ago 1 size up. I have a lot of swelling, though, so I really hope they go back down once the baby is born. I don’t wnt to have to get all new shoes! 

    Post # 6
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    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I’ve never been pregnant, but my mom always talks about how her pre-baby feet were a size 9 and after having 3 children they’re a size 10.5.  So I think there is some validity in saying your feet grow 1/2 an inch with each pregnancy. 

    Post # 7
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    429 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I have not yet had this experience, but I was the cause of my mother’s shoe size changing from 11 to 11.5. Since 11.5 is nearly impossible to find in stores, she buys a 12. I have size 11 wide feet, and I am seriously hoping that they do not become permanently larger. It is hard enough already to buy shoes.

    Post # 8
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    83 posts
    Worker bee

    With my first pregnancy 6 years ago, I went from a size 7 to 7.5. It’s been 7.5 ever since. I’m pregnant again and I’m hoping it won’t go up another half size.. So far so good. I’m only 13 weeks along though. We’ll see!

    Post # 9
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    4585 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    My feet were super swollen by the end of my pregnancy but they were back to normal a week or two after I had the baby. My shoe size didn’t change.

    Post # 10
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    1663 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Haven’t been pregnant but I’m worried about this!  I loooove my shoes.  My mom’s feet went up around 2 sizes, I think.

     

    Post # 11
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    96 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I answered the first in the poll.. not from MY experience, but from my mom’s! Her feet went up half a size with each pregnancy (two) and never went back down after either…

    She started at a 7/7 1/2 and now wears an 8/8 1/2

    Post # 12
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    3419 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

    I had bad feet swelling with my oldest, but I was in my 3rd trimester all throughout the summer.  My feet returned to normal.

    I don’t remember if my feet swelled as much if any when I was pregnant with my twins but I was pregnant during the winter.

    Post # 13
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    2303 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I started at a size 8 foot…now after two kids im a size 9 1/2. Sucks cuz i had to get rid of some really good shoes.

    Post # 14
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    5481 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’m only 7 weeks post partum & while the terrible swelling is gone, my feet still don’t fit into most of my shoes!  My rings don’t fit either (well, I can get them on if I put lotion on my hands first, but it’s a pain to get them off)

    I really hope my feet go back to their normal size, since I have about 20 pair of adorable peep toe pumps & a few pairs of nice boots.

    Post # 15
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    818 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    Mine didn’t go up a size at all but they did get wider and need wide width shoes now.

    Post # 16
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    1967 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I’ve never heard of feet growing but definitely swelling so much you’d need a bigger size. 

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