Pregnancy hardships as long as you know that just after pregnancy, vomiting may find you, so that you vomit to doubt life; it is difficult to survive the early pregnancy, think that the next day can be more comfortable, but did not expect to be entangled with constipation, is really painful; not only that, pregnancy edema may also “rob while the fire”, let you go through the ordeal. How can this be done? How to deal with these problems during pregnancy?
_Pregnancy and vomiting
Pregnancy vomiting is a normal response to early pregnancy, which usually begins at 6 weeks of pregnancy and mostly occurs in the morning. The causes of pregnancy and vomiting have not yet been fully determined. One is that the increase of HCG and progesterone causes gastrointestinal peristalsis to decrease. The body can not withstand drastic changes and vomiting occurs. The other is that in the body of pregnant mothers, there will be a kind of immunity which regards the baby as a foreign body and wants to reject the baby. Vomiting during pregnancy is an allergic reaction.
It is generally believed that pregnant mothers who are pregnant or vomiting with twins or multiple twins, or your mother or sister, are more likely to have vomiting. But it is not absolute. Pregnancy and vomiting vary from person to person. If you’re lucky, vomiting may not find you. Even if vomiting occurs, it usually lasts until about 12 weeks and gradually disappears.
Pregnant mothers should pay attention not to use drugs to stop vomiting, if vomiting is too severe, seriously affecting nutritional intake, leading to weight loss, they need to go to the hospital in time, according to the doctor to determine whether to take antiemetic drugs.
After getting up and washing, pregnant mothers can eat some bread, biscuits and other foods to alleviate pregnancy and vomiting. Ginger can also help relieve pregnancy and vomiting. It can be cooked with ginger juice. It can also be cut into two slices of ginger and mixed with honey or lemon juice. It can also be boiled with ginger and orange peel for tea and flavored with a little brown sugar.
After pregnancy, the placenta secretes a lot of progesterone, which decreases the secretion of gastric acid, muscle tension of gastrointestinal tract and muscle peristalsis. The longer the food stays in the gastrointestinal tract, the more water in the food residue is absorbed by intestinal parietal cells, the drier and harder the stool becomes, and constipation is not easy to discharge.
Moreover, many women are less active after pregnancy, sitting or lying for a long time without exercise, which makes the slow peristalsis of the gastrointestinal digestive capacity of food decline, aggravating the degree of constipation.
By the third trimester of pregnancy, constipation will become more and more serious. Pregnant mothers often have no stool for several days or even fail to defecate for 1-2 weeks. Serious intestinal obstruction, premature delivery, endangering the safety of mothers and infants. Pregnancy constipation must be prevented as early as possible.
To combat pregnancy constipation, we should first develop regular defecation habits. Don’t sit or lie down for a long time, increase activity and promote gastrointestinal peristalsis. A balanced combination of buckwheat, eat more food rich in dietary fiber.
_Edema during pregnancy
Some pregnant mothers worry that drinking water will aggravate edema and reduce drinking water. In fact, lower limb edema during pregnancy is not related to the amount of water drinking, but caused by uterine enlargement and compression, or ingestion of too much salt.
Pregnancy edema in pregnant women is caused by the accumulation of liquid components in the blood vessels into the interstitial space. Edema during pregnancy is easy to occur in the late pregnancy, because the uterus has reached a certain extent at this time, it may be compressed to venous reflux, venous reflux is not good for pregnant mothers prone to lower limb edema. Or it’s caused by too much salt, which contains sodium that keeps water in the body. So in the third trimester, pregnant mothers should pay attention to their feet and legs every day to see if there is edema.
To alleviate edema during pregnancy, mothers should stay in bed for at least 9-10 hours a day. Raise your feet while sitting and sleeping to increase renal blood flow, increase urine volume and reduce edema. Do not wear tight socks and shoes to avoid affecting blood reflux. In addition, more to walk, promote blood circulation of lower limbs, reduce edema.