Possible Pregnancy Problems
Fever, Itchy Skin, High Blood Pressure, Gestational Diabetes...
There are common pregnancy problems
you must know:
Pressure: Usually at the time of pregnancy one develops high blood pressure. During this stage high blood
pressure indicates that the pressure in blood vessels, especially arteries is considerably higher. Any women
suffering from high blood pressure during pregnancy is conducive to pre-eclampsia, and it may seriously affect
the body organs like liver, kidney and blood vessels. Under such circumstance it becomes important to control
blood pressure during pregnancy.
Another frequent pregnancy related problem is gestational diabetes. In such circumstances the pregnant women
develops a high blood sugar content that dissipates only with the birth of the baby. In this connection it is
advisable for pregnant women with gestational diabetes to have the blood sugar content checked
Itchy skin: Prickly
skin is one of the problems in early pregnancy. A woman who has conceived feels itchy especially around the
breasts and expanding abdomen. The primary reason of scratchy skin is attributed to hormones. Usually when the
pregnant women's skin expands across the stomach it stretches, resulting in drier and itchy skin. It is
essential to take care of skin at the time of pregnancy.
Fever: Within the first
quarter of pregnancy, a woman frequently experiences fever. Slight temperature is normal during the early stages
of pregnancy and can happen at any period. However, higher temperature during pregnancy is definitely injurious
as it can result in fetal death.
Weight Gain: Gaining
body weight is one of the common pregnancy related problems. It happens because of enhanced blood circulation
within the body.
problems after pregnancy is swelling. This may occur in different parts of the body like hands, feet and face,
etc. Swelling is attributed to increased intake of fluid during the pregnancy phase. If a pregnant woman
consumes less water it helps.
Backache: Backache is
also among pregnancy related problems. At the time of pregnancy, due to the production of numerous hormones and
one of these hormones is called Relaxin. This hormone is a prime factor in softening the ligaments and pelvis so
as to ensure that that the baby moves out through the pelvis smoothly. Backache results in numbness, hardening
and soreness of the back.
Cough and Cold: One of
the most usual problems during pregnancy is cough and cold. This is because of the reduced resistance level of
the immunity system during pregnancy phase. In the event of cough and cold being of serious nature, the pregnant
woman should ensure the fetus remains secure. This is important as pregnant women's persistent cough could
result in miscarriage.
Other problems during
pregnancy which are common are sleeping problem. Sleeping problems during pregnancy result due to lack of proper
diet and exercise. To overcome such difficulties, the pregnant woman should exercise regularly backed by an
appropriate level of protein intake. They should also ensure that stress and anxiety are avoided and maintain
regular sleeping hours and rest frequently.
With these tips common
pregnancy problems can be overcome to a great extent.
Anita is your guide to all your preconceiving-to-pregnancy related issues.
Finds tons of first hand experience from this super cool mom at her website
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and fuming over the pains of graduating into a "non harassed" parent!