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I don't remember being so prone to swelling up like a balloon with my last pregnancy. I am drinking 4 liters of water per day to stave off thirst - basically i am spending my day alternating drinking water with peeing! Even with all this water, I am finding that if I eat something particularly salty (the other night it was some tortilla chips) I blow up the next day with swelling and put on 2 pounds (I know I shouldn't but I can't resist weighing myself daily). Does anyone else experience this? I see my OB tomorrow and will ask him, but wonder how normal this is.

Also, since I had high blood pressure and swelling in the last trimester of my last pregnancy, I am doing the Brewer diet which says to salt food to taste. I am afraid to add salt to anything, but the diet makes it sound like salting your food is necessary. I just started the diet yesterday and wonder if it will help with this salt sensitivity. Any help is appreciated!

Jordana, mama to Evan (3 yo) and wife to my computer geek Eric

Jordana, mama to almost 8 year old Evan, 3 year old Atticus, and 1 year old Tabitha - my gifts from heaven

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