Jessica Simpson Feet Struggle Through Pregnancy Along With Swollen Feet, Sciatica and Bronchitis.
Jessica Simpson’s third pregnancy has been anything but easy. The American actress and singer, 38 is expecting her third child with her husband Eric Johnson 39, and it has been really difficult for her, suffering swollen feet, sciatica as well as bronchitis.
These conditions have made movement very difficult for her, and her success in putting on a sneakers recently, was documented on her Instagram. These conditions are very common with pregnant women, and Jessica Simpson might have just gotten past the worst, as her feet can finally fit into sneakers.
On her Instagram post, she revealed that she dealt with sciatica for month, which was swiftly followed by bronchitis for three long weeks, all the while having to cope with swollen feet.
What Really Are These Conditions?
Sciatica is back pain, which is caused by the pinching of the sciatic nerve, and is common during pregnancy, as a result of added weight. Sciatica is usually characterized by pain going from the lower back down the leg. It also causes numbness or weakness in different parts of the legs and foot. Bronchitis on the other hand is, a health condition connected to the bronchi.
It is caused as a result of the inflammation of the bronchi in the lungs, the symptoms of bronchitis include wheezing, shortness of breath, chest discomfort, mucus, and coughing up. Swollen feet during pregnancy is a normal condition too, it is caused by the pressure from the growing uterus and the extra fluid and blood in the body. This causes the ankles and feet to swell, which makes movement quite uncomfortable.
Jessica Simpson Might Have The Best #tenyearchallange
With her Instagram post, it is clear that Jessica Simpson is doing her best to get back on her feet. In the post where she had on pink sunglasses and a red hat, she revealed her battle with sciatica and bronchitis; and enthused, that she can finally ”walk out a lot to ease her anxiety”.
Her #tenyearchallange of last month were also photos of her feet. The old photo showed her toned healthy feet in open-toed wedge sandals, while the recent photo showed her swollen and puffy feet which developed after her pregnancy.
It’s a Baby Girl
Simpson had confirmed the pregnancy back in September, revealing that she and Johnson were expecting a baby girl, adding to their family of 4, including daughter Maxwell, 6, and son Ace, 5. At her baby shower on January 19, Simpson admitted that she has been suffering from multiple aliments and aches through the pregnancy.
The baby shower was flower filled with Johnson, Maxwell, Ace and other family and friends in attendance. She also confirmed the name of the new baby at the shower, as Birdie. Her Instagram stories are already filled with captions featuring words like ”Birdie” and ”Birdie’s nest”. It is clear from her frequent Instagram posts and stories that the family is earnestly awaiting Birdie’s arrival.
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