Swelling & Tenderness

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Swelling & Tenderness

I woke up this morning and have been feeling very tender and swollen down below. Is this normal near the end of pregnancy?

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it happens to me each time. It's the baby's head putting more pressure on your cervix to help you dialate. I usually feel like the baby is going to fall out near the very end. HA if only it was that easy LOL.

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yep, totally normal. uncomfortable, but normal nonetheless.

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Never really had swelling but tenderness definitely. Makes walking a challenge at times!