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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome & Pregnancy — What You Need to Know About Your Feet

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Pregnancy is one of the most significant life changes a woman can have. The expectant mother’s life isn’t the only thing that changes, her body changes as well, some of which are attributed to her body’s production of a hormone called relaxin. Relaxin prepares the reproductive system and relaxes the ligaments in the pelvis as well as throughout her body, including in her feet. However, expectant mothers who have a connective tissue disorder called hypermobility type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) are even more prone to experiencing problems with their feet. Read More»