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How to solve common pregnancy problems?

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How to solve common pregnancy problems?

pregnancy stageSome of the problems that might arise in majority of the women during their pregnancy period and some common solutions to them are as follows:

Heartburn

Hormone changes that normally takes place during pregnancy period along with growing belly usually allows stomach acid to go up into the throat. Some of the solutions that help to reduce fire are as follows:
1. Eat small meals but take them frequently. It will also help to mitigate morning sickness.
2. Do not take greasy or fried foods, coffee, and cola. Also avoid smoking.
3. Don’t lie down for at least half an hour after your meals.
4. Give strong support to your head and shoulders while you’re asleep.
5. Try Calcium Carbonate, an antacid that can also be used as calcium supplement. Don’t take dose that exceeds what is recommended in the package. Also do not treat yourself with any other over-the-counter medications before checking with your doctor or pharmacist.

Morning sickness

Morning sickness

Morning sickness normally gets better after the first trimester. But really few of them suffer until they deliver their baby. Few ways to reduce morning sickness include:
1. Eat small meals but take them frequently. Do not let yourself stay hungry.
2. Have small amount of fluid several times a day. But don’t dink fluids during or just before or after meals.
3. 15 minutes before getting out of the bed, take some snacks like Granola bar.
4. Try smelling lemon and ginger in order to calm you stomach.
5. Get enough of rest and fresh air.
6. Get your prenatal vitamin with food so that it doesn’t affect your stomach.

Fatigue

Fatigue (1)

Because of the tremendous amount of work that goes inside your body, you tend to get tired. The only solution to this problem is allowing your body to get sufficient rest.

Frequent urination

During the first trimester, frequent urination is due to Pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin. In the second trimester, bathroom trips come back to somewhat normal. But again in the third trimester, bathroom breaks are back as uterus puts pressure on the bladder. Some of the solutions to frequent bathroom trips are as follows:
1. Try getting rid of caffeine.
2. Try avoiding fluids in the early evening and before bedtime. One can cover this up by drinking more fluids during rest of the day.
3. When you urinate, lean forward to help the bladder empty more.

Constipation

Food moves more slowly so that nutrients can be absorbed properly. Iron supplements also add up to constipation. Some of the solutions to the problem are:
1. Focus on food that contains high fiber like fruit, vegetables, beans, and whole grains.
2. Take plenty of fluids.
3. Avoid the habit of waiting when you feel the immediate need to go to the bathroom.

Back sore

Back sore

A growing uterus, a shifting center of gravity, and loosening ligaments adds up to back pain for many pregnant women. This normally happens in the third trimester. Some of the ways to reduce the pain of back sore are as follows:
1. Do not wear shoes with high heels.
2. Do not lift heavy objects. Always seek help from others.
3. If you have to stand for a long period of time, put one foot up on a step stool or box.
4. When picking up things from the ground bend down keeping your back straight instead of bending from the waist.
5. Heat your back by using heating pad or asking someone to rub your back.
6. Put something behind your back for a support.
7. Avoid being lazy. Opt for soft exercises or walking.

Gestational Diabetes

It is the type of diabetes that starts during pregnancy and usually disappears after birth. Few changes that can be practiced after being diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes:
1. Test such as blood sugar testing, ultrasounds, urine testing for protein, and blood pressure tests must be frequently administered.
2. Always opt for healthy diet changes. Soft exercises can also help.
3. Use insulin if your Gestational Diabetes is not controlled even after healthy diet changes and exercises.

Pregnancy induced hypertension

hypertension

Some women usually face the problem of high blood pressure during their pregnancy. This normally takes place in the third trimester. But Blood Pressure comes into shape after the birth of baby. It keeps both mother and baby under high risk. Medication, bed rest, and healthy eating can help to drive blood pressure down. If a woman is at the end of their pregnancy and their blood pressure is really high, it is better to deliver their baby before the due date. Delivering the baby is the only way to cure high blood pressure of one’s pregnancy.

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