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Shay Mitchell Shared A Relatable Photo Of Her Swollen Pregnancy Feet

Lex Gabrielle 11 Jul 2019

Every mom knows that pregnancy brings about some unwanted symptoms. For some moms, hot flashes, cravings, pains, and aches are normal. But for other moms, there are some pretty inconvenient — like, having super swollen feet.

Recently, "Pretty Little Liars" actress Shay Mitchell shared the news of her pregnancy with the world.

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The actress posted a photo on her Instagram account of her baby bump saying: "Does this mean I’m allowed to drive in the car pool lane at all times now?"

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People immediately began congratulating her online, saying how happy they were for her.

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After posting the original photo, Shay began posting more photos of her baby body, celebrating her pregnancy and how happy she is.

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She's been posing with her belly looking proud and comfortable in her own skin.

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Regardless of who she's with, Shay has no problem wearing a bikini and loving her baby bump in all of its glory.

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Despite her beautiful vacation photos, Shay has also been pretty open about how she's got some pregnancy side effects.

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In a post from her vacation, she wrote: "Looking back at this recent vacay photo after a 14 hr day while my feet soak in an ice bath... "

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Recently,Shay proved she's just like every other pregnant mom — despite being famous and wealthy — by showing off her swollen pregnancy feet.

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She said in her Instagram story: "Either Alana tied up my shoes too tight or I've become a member of the swollen foot crew. Oh my gosh."

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Many mothers go through the struggle of swollen feet during pregnancy, like Jessica Simpson.

Jessica also shared pictures of her swollen feet on Instagram.

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Others moms online also have shared photos of their own swollen feet during pregnancy, too.

It's a very common, and uncomfortable side-effect of pregnancy.

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It happens more often than not to many pregnant mothers expecting.

Thankfully, the swelling goes down shortly after the baby is born.

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Some moms try to combat the swelling and pain through some simple techniques.

Foot soaks and elevating your feet are a good start.

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According to Mayo Clinic, swollen feet occur because your body is producing more blood during pregnancy than every before.

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The blood is helping expand your body and make room for the new baby living in your belly.

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Many moms were happy to see that a celebrity was honest enough to share the relatable struggles of pregnancy.

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Whether you're a famous actress or not, your body will work in a similar fashion when carrying a child.

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