In this article you will learn how to choose shoes for pregnant women, why pregnant is harmful to wear heels and how it affects the health of the future mother.
Yes, you are pregnant. And the woman who is as yet no visible signs "interesting position", gently stroking the abdomen and joy is what it will be several months later. Head is spinning with thoughts about nutrition, the mode of the day, gymnastics, how to eliminate all harmful and dangerous for the baby. But come and sad thoughts: new dress will have to be postponed, fashion cosmetics to remove ummm, forget about the existence of a hairdresser and dear to the heart of the shoes on a high heel to give up on the shoes. But you do not want from a beautiful woman to become "the grey, ugly bun"!
Resolved: to start to find out what the usual female Arsenal of things you can leave, but that will have to be postponed in order to avoid harm to the fetus.
View fashionable clothes for pregnant women will thrill the heart even an avid fashionista, and a huge selection of special cosmetics will help to support the body in hard times. Still shoes.
All sorts of "studs" and "glass" has occupied a place in the life of every lady. Many women today can't wear shoes without heels: the necessary sense of self-correction or even office dress code are more important than the health of the feet. What to do podkabluchnika" Willy-nilly: to donate or not the high-heeled shoes?
When walking, the muscles and tendons of the legs are like springs: stretched, they take some of the load and store energy for the next step. But if you stop to pick up on a high heel, these springs are locked, and stop deprived of natural features. The load on the legs increases in several times!
Wearing high-heeled shoes, the woman does not think about what position her body. Quietly changing the fulcrum, instead of the whole foot woman relies only on the toe, and this reduces the resistance and weakens the ligaments of the foot and ankle. Changes the load on the spine: the center of gravity is shifted forward, trying to keep his balance, the woman leans back, an additional bend in the waist, and this leads to spinal curvature and displacement of internal organs. Increased tension of the muscles of the legs, pelvis and lumbar spine. In the result there are certain trouble - heaviness in the legs, poor circulation, as a consequence of varicose veins, the development of flatfoot.
What hurts the heel of the expectant mother and the baby
Hormonal changes in the body of a pregnant woman, cause relaxation of the ligaments, making them more loose. Increases in weight and increases the load on the muscles and vessels of the legs, and, as a consequence, increases the risk of developing flat feet and varicose veins. Therefore, the heel can lead to serious trouble:
Standing on high heels, pregnant woman, first of all, exposes himself to the risk of sprains, falls and displacement of the vertebrae at sharp movements (because of the ligaments of the spine is weak!), edemas and lower back pain, cramps in the legs.
Stretch marks and saggy tummy
Because the center of gravity moved forward, belly even more "stuck out", that is, muscles and skin stretched, and belly sags. The result is hated stretch marks and a strong weakening of the abdominal muscles (so-called "leather apron" after birth).
Incorrect position of the fetus
Due to the displacement of the center of gravity of the child may take the wrong position - gluteus or lateral, which may result in caesarean section.
The threat of miscarriage
The strong muscles of the legs, increasing the load on the spine and hip joints can increase the muscle tone of the uterus, which could lead to a miscarriage.
Obluchye rules for pregnant women
So what, maybe even abandon the heel and go to trendy ballet flats? But it is not necessary to go to extremes, and here is why: flat sole leads to flattening and extension of the foot, and therefore to the development of flatfoot. Therefore, to maintain healthy and beautiful forms of feet during pregnancy need to wear shoes with wide heel or stable wedge heel height 4.5 cm
However, there are times when he really wants to show off in shoes on high heels (especially if it is the first trimester and pregnancy is not yet visible). In this case, follow some rules:
- try to be in such shoes as little time (about two or three hours);
- buy shoes with heels of half a size bigger and better if they are with a wide toe and buckle (string) around the ankle;
- after you remove your shoes, have small legs exercises: socks draw in air letters - this will help to restore circulation, roll the middle of the foot bottle, toes assemble spread on the floor towel, small items. Lie down on the sofa, legs lay on the rise: this will facilitate the outflow of blood from the legs to decrease swelling and pressure on the veins;
- relieve fatigue and improve blood circulation douche for feet.