If the pregnant woman says, “Pregnancy is not hard at all”, I am afraid she will be entangled by other pregnant mothers and throw 100,000 reasons to you. “Why are you so relaxed?” “Have you never had a cold in 10 months of pregnancy?”… One hundred thousand reasons, we break one by one, today to break the “cold gentleman”, “pruritus gentleman”, “cramp gentleman” on the pregnant mother’s troubles.
_Colds and fever during pregnancy
In winter, cold air waves after waves, slightly inattentive to cold and fever, maternal resistance is weak, easier to recruit. Ordinary people have a cold and a fever. They can take medicine and inject two pieces and get well soon. But pregnant mothers are afraid to use drugs casually because of their special situation. A slight fever, endure a cold, carry a load or soon past; severe symptoms, especially when the fever exceeds 39 degrees C, must be treated to avoid persistent high fever affecting the fetus, medication should follow the doctor’s advice, not arbitrary medication.
If the pregnant mother feels uncomfortable because of the cold, she can use brown sugar and ginger water to prevent the cold before the arrival of the cold monarch. When a cold threatens, boil a bowl of ginger soup, put a little brown sugar, or put raw garlic and green onions in ginger soup can prevent winter cold.
In addition, mothers should pay attention to opening windows, ventilating and ventilating every day, drinking more water on weekdays, exercising properly, improving immunity and refusing to catch cold germs.
_Epithelial pruritus during pregnancy
With the increase of hormones during pregnancy, the mother’s skin is particularly sensitive and prone to itching and rashes. In winter, the climate is dry, the skin is dry, and itching is more obvious. Pregnancy skin itching mostly occurs in the middle and later stages of pregnancy, the degree of itching varies, the light is only slightly itchy skin, the heavy is itchy, unable to sleep at night, so that pregnant mothers suffer terribly.
Skin itching during pregnancy usually begins in the abdomen and extends to the back, calves and thighs. Especially after 29 weeks of gestation, many pregnant mothers have striae gravidarum on the lower abdominal wall and upper thigh skin due to excessive expansion, itching is more obvious, the more scratched, the more itchy, vicious circle.
If a pregnant woman has itching skin, she must pay attention to nursing care. Excessive water temperature during bathing will aggravate itching. Daily to do a good job of skin moisturizing, smear pregnant women’s special skin cream or olive oil. If itching is particularly serious, you must go to see a doctor and take medicine under the guidance of a doctor.
_cramps during pregnancy
In the second and third trimesters of pregnancy, many pregnant mothers have leg cramps at night. Pregnancy cramps are particularly evident in winter, which may be related to changes in temperature, plus pregnant women are prone to calcium deficiency, cramps will be more frequent and severe.
Preventing leg cramps can be prevented by improving blood circulation and reducing leg muscle edema. Do not stand or sit long during the day to avoid crossing your legs; use a pillow at night to slightly cushion your legs; let your husband massage your calf muscles before going to bed; eat more calcium-rich foods, or take calcium tablets under the guidance of your doctor; pay attention to the warmth of your lower limbs, don’t wear too tight pants, shoes and socks to be comfortable; exercise outdoors properly, and bask in the sun more.
To relieve cramps, mothers can also try stretching in bed. Sit on the bed and pull back the toes of the cramped leg while stretching the legs straight. If your big stomach prevents you from bending to reach your toes, stretch your legs, bend your legs to the mattress, and point your toes upward and backward. Pay attention to stretching and avoid overexertion.