Anemia is a common problem; and the faster it is identified the better. Watch for those signs and symptoms of tiredness, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, headaches and paleness. The treatment includes taking additional folic acid and iron supplements as medicine and in the form of foods.
Anemia is a common problem; and the faster it is identified the better. Watch for those signs and symptoms of tiredness, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, headaches and paleness. The treatment includes taking additional folic acid and iron supplements as medicine and in the form of foods.Anxiety is one complaint by all moms to be. Talk to your doctor. Backache is another commonly bothering complaint of pregnancy. Gentle exercises such as yoga and swimming might ease aches. Breathing discomfort could also result in many due to increasing fetus inside the uterus that press the ribs above. The complaint is hardly anything to worry about. Make sure that breathlessness is not anemia induced. Constipation is a jeopardy that pregnancy offers to many women. Include plenty of roughage in diet and drink lots of fluids; especially cranberry juice and prune juice. Avoid junk and ready-to-eat foods. Craving is one feeling that strikes during the early weeks of pregnancy. If its for abnormal substances such as chalk and ashes (pica) then take this to notice of your physician. Dizziness usually strikes in the initial weeks when there is a drop in the blood pressure and during later weeks mostly because of the weight of the bumps that press the blood vessels and blood pressure drops giving that dizzy feeling. Drinking a glass of water surprisingly resolves the issue. Flatulence is another commonly encountered problem and resolved by drinking plenty of water. It is also advised to avoid caffeine-containing beverages. Hemorrhoids can be real and genuine irritant during pregnancy. Cold compressors and sitz bath help in a great way. Incontinence is an embarrassment especially when you are in a social circle and by doing pelvic floor exercises the problem is kept at bay. Itching due to stretching is a common issue experienced by all moms to be. Wearing comfortable cotton attire will help you to cope up with the complaint coupled with usage of low-scented creams to make the skin supple. Seek medical advice when it is very severe. Nausea can be coped up quite easily. Remember it is not there beyond 15 weeks of pregnancy, and in the meantime drink lot of fruit juices and healthy soups since they can redeem deficiency of solid food intake. Pins and Needles sensation in the hands and fingers could be a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome. The discomfort is usually relieved by simple finger moving exercises and keeping hands above the level of head for sometime. Stretch Marks indicate fetus is growing and they usually disappear after 25 weeks. Moreover there is not much that anyone can help get rid of them. However, applying some moisturizing cream might help to make the skin smooth and supple. Thrush is the fungal infection of the vulva and the vagina and can be really irritating. Varicosity is another side effect of progesterone. Regular walking exercises and flexing of the calf muscles can check the problem. Weight gain is not a problem per se and it ranges from 10-12 kg usually. It usually comes to normal post delivering the baby. Zealousness is one feeling experienced by all prospective mums. Check if it is throwing you to restlessness. Listen to some good music and keep your mind calm and poised.