(Closed) Wedding rings/rings during pregnancy?

posted 9 years ago in Babies
  • poll: Were you able to wear your wedding (or other rings) throughout your pregnancy?
    Yes : (9 votes)
    53 %
    No : (7 votes)
    41 %
    Other : (1 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    6009 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2009

    I actually took mine off before swelling became a problem because my metal allergy worsened enough that I could no longer wear my white gold rings.  I imagine, though, at the end, I would’ve had to take them off anyway because of swelling.

    Post # 4
    1551 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I wasn’t able to wear mine towards the end.  I bought a cheap band in a bigger size (I think it was a 7 and my regular wedding band was a 5 1/4) and at the very end, even it didn’t fit, so I gave up.

    I had a LOT of swelling though.  I wore only flip flops or tennis shoes without laces at the end because none of my shoes fit either. 

    Post # 5
    6571 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    I’m in Fl where the heat is awful. I already took mine off b/c I’m paranoid that one day I won’t be able to and it will be too late. I wear it around my neck instead.

    Post # 6
    519 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2008

    I had to take my ring off and I feel so naked. I can’t wear it because it is getting hot and the swelling from being pregnant is enough that it is extremely uncomfortable to wear it anymore. I try to wear it to church, but I doubt I will even to that anymore soon. In fact, I am going to a church thing tonight and probably will not think about putting my ring on since it is off…

    Post # 7
    2820 posts
    Sugar bee

    I’m in my 36th week and still can wear rings normally, though typically I only wear my wedding band anyways. 

    I’ve started to have a bit of swelling but it seems to be more in my legs and ankles than hands.

    Post # 8
    13095 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I have 4 women on my project teams at work who are 8+ months pregnant or have just given birth within the last month (so I was around them when they were 8+ months pregnant).  Three out of the 4 of them were/are still able to wear their rings.

    Post # 10
    538 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    I really thought by now my rings would be off, however at 23 weeks in Florida, they are both still on.

    Post # 11
    1119 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: January 2010

    My mom says her finger were swollen like sausages while pregnant and warned me to take my rings off right away, at 6 weeks! I won’t take them off right away, but I try them on/off regularly to see how it feels… A bit snug already.

    When I can no longer wear mine, we’ll get me a bigger ring with the baby’s birthstone that I can wear until my wedding set fits again. Later I’ll be able to pass down the birthstone ring.

    Post # 12
    5151 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I’m due any day now (yay!) and am still wearing my rings and am able to take them off at night/before I shower/etc. I am lucky though because it isn’t too warm here yet (Michigan! NORTHERN Michigan!) so that has helped as well I’m sure

    Post # 13
    1263 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    When I was pregnant I was not yet engaged, but I had a right hand ring that I wore (and still wear) all the time that my grandmother had given me for graduation. I knew there was a possibility of swelling during pregnancy, but I figured if the ring started to get too tight I would just take it off. Well, one day I woke up and the ring was so tight it was hurting my finger. I tried everything to get it off (dish soap, oil, lotion, etc) and the more I tried the more swollen my finger got. After about an hour I was on my way to the ER to get the ring cut off! Luckily, my grandmother had it fixed and re-gifted it to me that Christmas (after my son was born). I’m nervous about my next pregnancy though, because my ering is already a little snug. I might do what PP suggested and buy a different ring that’s a little bigger to wear on that finger while I’m pregnant so my finger doesn’t feel so naked!

    Post # 14
    409 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    Im 35 weeks pregnant and I still have mine on! 5 weeks to go!

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