What kind of herbs and spices should be avoided during pregnancy: time limit

July 2, 2012

 What herbs spices should be avoided during pregnancy
 Herbs and spices are used primarily for cooking, but for many people they are still medicine. But during pregnancy, some of them should be treated with caution.

The first step is to talk with your doctor about any of the food, including spices and herbs, you should give up for the sake of their own health and well-being of the baby. There are many people who still do not doubt that if using herbs and can not cure all diseases, but they certainly can not bring any harm to man. However, representatives of traditional medicine urged to be careful with all herbs, in particular - to pregnant women. From some of the herbs and spices, in fact very useful, for the period of pregnancy is better to completely give up.

 What kind of herbs and spices should be avoided during pregnancy: time limit


It is believed that cinnamon reduces the cramps during menstruation and childbirth even easier - when to use it at the right time. However, during pregnancy, especially in the early stages, it will stimulate uterine contractions, which can seriously harm the fetus and even lead to miscarriage Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?  Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?
 . Therefore, if you are pregnant, avoid baking with cinnamon and drink tea with this spice Spices - delicious slimming  Spices - delicious slimming
 As if you wanted to.

 What kind of herbs and spices should be avoided during pregnancy: time limit

Black cohosh

During pregnancy should not take supplements, which include black cohosh, as it can have on you and your child an adverse effect. Its effects are not yet fully understood. Black cohosh, a perennial plant of the buttercup family, is sold as an anti-seizure heat and symptoms of menopause. It also has the property of facilitating menstrual pain Menstrual pain: unpleasant symptom  Menstrual pain: unpleasant symptom
 But in pregnant women can lead to premature birth.

 What kind of herbs and spices should be avoided during pregnancy: time limit

Evening primrose

This plant is recommended as an adjunct to cervical dilatation, and it can be taken when approaching childbirth. However, throughout pregnancy can not take this herb as it can cause miscarriage.

 What kind of herbs and spices should be avoided during pregnancy: time limit


Rosemary is frequently used in cooking with it brewed tea but pregnant it is not safe. This herb stimulates the uterus, which can lead to bleeding, which is very dangerous to the fetus.

Article Tags:
  • nutrition in pregnancy

Colpitis during pregnancy: no self

August 11, 2012

 colpitis pregnancy
 Pregnancy - is not only a joyful expectation of the child process, but also a lot of problems that arise during the period of gestation. Expectant mothers are responsible not only for their condition but also for the health of your baby. That's why pregnant women should be treated with special attention to their own health. One of the most common trouble is the occurrence of vaginitis during pregnancy. Colpitis - this is a very unpleasant disease, and today it ranks first in the list of gynecological problems. What then can be said about coleitis in pregnant women? When you see any signs of obesity, especially during pregnancy, should immediately seek medical attention. To self-medicate the disease totally unacceptable.

 Colpitis during pregnancy: no self

What colpitis

Colpitis or vaginitis - vaginal disease in which there is inflammation of the mucosa of the vagina and the vaginal part of the cervix. As a result of the defeat of the vaginal mucosa, it swells and is easily injured. There are copious - vaginal bleach Beli: abnormal discharge  Beli: abnormal discharge
 Which have a different texture and color depending on the pathogen. For example, thrush whites look like cheesy lumps, with a bacterial infection they can be dull and grayish, greenish, or pus. Beli accompanied by an unpleasant odor. If untreated colpitis complicated diseases of the cervix (cervicitis, cervical erosion), inflammation of the appendages (adnexitis) and uterus (endometritis). In severe cases colpitis can cause infertility.

 Colpitis during pregnancy: no self


As a rule, colpitis is caused by infection of the vagina pathological microorganisms. It may be yeast-like fungi, gonorrhea, trichomonas Trichomonas - leads to infertility  Trichomonas - leads to infertility
 , Genital herpes, and others. During pregnancy, the most common cause of vaginitis is opportunistic flora (ureaplasma, chlamydia Chlamydia: insidious and widespread disease  Chlamydia: insidious and widespread disease
 , Streptococci and staphylococci).

Predisposing factors of vaginitis during pregnancy:

  • hormonal changes that accompany pregnancy;
  • weakening the body's defenses (immune system);
  • allergic reactions;
  • receiving antimicrobials;
  • acute infectious diseases;
  • unfavorable environmental conditions;
  • disorders of the endocrine system.

 Colpitis during pregnancy: no self


The main manifestations of vaginitis are profuse discharge with an unpleasant odor, discomfort in the area of ​​the labia and vagina (itching, burning), pain during sexual intercourse. There may be rezey when urinating. When viewed in the mirrors vaginal mucosa swelling, hyperemic and bleeds in contact with tools. Also it marked redness and swelling of the labia majora, which is the result of irritation of the selection. Chronic colpitis proceeds with less pronounced symptoms or no symptoms.

 Colpitis during pregnancy: no self

How dangerous during pregnancy colpitis

Colpitis during pregnancy gives the expectant mother is not only uncomfortable and unpleasant sensations, but also has a negative impact on pregnancy and fetal development. High risk of infection is rising threat of infecting the baby during childbirth, and the postpartum period likely to develop septic maternal complications (endometritis, abscess seams at the crotch, etc.). Also vaginitis during pregnancy can cause miscarriage or premature birth. Intrauterine infection of the fetus leads to disruption of its development, often suffers utero-placental blood flow, causing the fetus develop chronic intrauterine hypoxia. Infection of the placenta and fetal membranes is the cause of polyhydramnios or oligohydramnios, platsentita and chorioamnionitis.

 Colpitis during pregnancy: no self


Treatment of vaginitis during pregnancy should be comprehensive and combine both local effects on the vaginal mucosa and the systemic administration of drugs. Difficulties treatment of vaginitis during pregnancy Vaginitis in pregnancy - a consequence of hormonal changes  Vaginitis in pregnancy - a consequence of hormonal changes
   is to select the treatment methods. Many drugs are contraindicated during pregnancy, so the emphasis is on local procedures. As a topical treatment used suppositories, creams, douches, and sitz baths with antiseptic and medicinal herbs.

Anna Sozinova

Article Tags:
  • sickness during pregnancy