Pregnancy affects the woman's body and her behavior. Number of limitations that should be strictly followed, help to avoid all sorts of problems and complications of pregnancy. But how to protect themselves from the cold during pregnancy? The task is not easy, because even an ordinary person can easily get cold, especially during the cold season, and in pregnant women increases the risk of catching the infection in a few times. This is due to hormonal changes in the body during pregnancy, which leads to immunosuppression (immunosuppression).
The clinical picture of a cold
The common cold - is the common name of diseases transmitted by airborne droplets and infect upper respiratory (breathing) system. For colds are flu and SARS (large group of viral diseases).
Getting flu spicy, with a sharp and high, sometimes up to forty-degree temperature rise. There is a weakness, chills, muscle pain, aching all over the body, runny nose, sore throat, dry cough
Dry cough - whether to worry about it?
. Often joined by disorders of the digestive system (nausea, vomiting). Fever can hold five to seven days, accompanied by a decline in its copious sweating.
Unlike influenza, SARS develops gradually, with a slight fever, symptoms of intoxication is virtually absent, the patient's condition to a satisfactory close. There are a runny nose, cough, discomfort in the throat.
The more dangerous to the fetus colds?
Undoubtedly, there is no non-serious illnesses, especially during pregnancy. Will the cold transferred to the child or not, depends on the duration of pregnancy (critical periods). The most dangerous periods of pregnancy are the first eight weeks, when there is a bookmark of the internal organs and systems, and the last three - four weeks of pregnancy, that is, before delivery. Moved cold in early pregnancy can lead to spontaneous abortion, and the second - the third trimester of pregnancy may develop fetal hypoxia, intrauterine growth retardation, fetal infection, and polyhydramnios. The most serious complication of the common cold in late pregnancy are premature birth.
Treatment of colds in pregnancy
The main principle of the treatment of the common cold - is almost complete ban on drugs.
- Treatment of intoxication
To relieve the symptoms of intoxication (weakness, loss of appetite, fever), you first need to comply with bed rest. Diet during the disease should be gentle with the exception of meat products, strong broths, spicy, salty, smoked. Showing lactic acid products and fresh fruits and vegetables (to compensate for vitamin deficiency). During fever the body loses a large amount of fluid that needs to replenish plentiful drink. It can be: tea with honey, lemon or raspberry, cranberry and cranberry fruit drinks, apple decoction, infusions of herbs (lemon balm, sage
Sage - cvyaschennaya grass
Of all the drugs to reduce fever during pregnancy should only be used paracetamol. Effective wiping vodka or three-percent solution of vinegar. Good help bring down temperature
How to bring down the temperature in the home - a variety of methods
Herbal teas oregano, plantain
Psyllium - helps the kidneys and stomach
, Mother and stepmother. In the case of the chill should be attached to the warmer feet and hands, take cover with a blanket.
- The fight against the common cold
Vasoconstrictor drops may be used only at the peak of rhinorrhea (in compliance with the dosage). Since these droplets can be habit-forming, they are used no more than three days. You can dig into the nose Pinosol and Aqua Maurice, pre-washing it with saline. To facilitate breathing, you can grease the sides of the nose balm "asterisk" or ointment Dr. Mom.
Pregnant contraindicated physiotherapy, hot foot baths, mustard. You can replace them with dry heat (wrap woolen scarf throat, his feet put on wool socks). At normal temperatures possible inhalation (breathing broth over potatoes, herbs, soda solution with iodine). You can gargle with warm infusion of herbs (chamomile, calendula).