Congratulations! You are pregnant and you are probably feeling excited or anxious, or both. Perhaps you’re also feeling a little nauseous. Morning sickness is probably one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy, affecting about 85% of all pregnant women. The good news? Nausea usually disappears around 12-14 weeks. The bad news? These can be very tough 12-14 weeks! On the other hand, constipation, excess gas and heartburn or acid reflux, unfortunately, are other symptoms that tend to get worse as the pregnancy progresses. However, there are several things you can do to alleviate these digestive problems during pregnancy.
As with other symptoms of pregnancy, the most likely cause of vomiting and nausea during the first trimester, or hormonal changes. Most of the time are mild and go away half of pregnancy, and in no way harm babies. But in some cases, symptoms may be more severe and can lead to weight loss and dehydration, which is not healthy. If you are carrying twins, your symptoms may be more severe (more hormones of pregnancy) and in this case it is important to get care from your physician.
HOW TO FIND RELIEF?
If you feel dizzy and nauseous as soon as you wake up, it could be that the level of sugar in your blood is a little low. Keep crackers and some kind of drink near your bed and takes a bite before you even lift his head from the pillow. Sit in bed for about ten minutes while your body absorbs food, and then, get up slowly. [Read more…] about DIGESTIVE PROBLEMS DURING PREGNANCY