Managing Prenatal Edema – By Madeleine Ganly, Registered Massage Therapist

What is Edema?  Edema (swelling) is the accumulation of fluids in the interstitial spaces. Some edema in the hands and feet is normal during pregnancy due to the rise of estrogen and progesterone, the relaxation and dilation of blood vessels, pressure from the weight of the uterus compressing major blood vessels and an increase in […]