Are you experiencing numb hands in pregnancy? Or numbness in other areas?
Strange numb sensations can come and go during pregnancy.
It is common for pregnant women to experience numb sensations in areas such as numb hands, numb feet, numb buttocks or even a numb tongue.
Numb hands and fingers during pregnancy are a common pregnancy complaint. You may feel numb sensations in your hands and fingers more intensely during the later stages of pregnancy.
Numb hands are more noticeable if you are sitting in an office job where you are using a computer and a mouse.
Is you butt feeling numb or sometimes painful? Especially after sitting down for longer periods of time?
Are your legs and feet sometimes tingly or numb? It could be like you have lost the normal sensations you have in your feet, it feels half numb when you put your weight on your feet.
In some cases, women may experience a numb sensation on the tongue due to an allergic reaction. During pregnancy we could develop new allergies to some foods.
I experienced numb feelings on my face and in my mouth during the first trimester. It happened to me during each pregnancy over 7 weeks. I would worry that I was experiencing some form of stroke but then it went away a couple of weeks later. It felt like my mouth was drooling a little and that I couldn’t speak properly. I also felt like one side of my face was numb. It made me really paranoid about it but never told anyone what was happening. I was scared, until the feelings dissipated and were (almost) forgotten about.
I experienced a numb face again during my 7th pregnancy, whilst I was putting together this A-Z. I finally decided to do some research on it: Bell’s Palsy in pregnancy.
Always consult your doctor for a professional medical opinion if you experience any numbness.