Pregnancy and the flu. We all know that pregnancy is not the best time to meet with the disease, how often do we meet the woman who never got sick? If you get a runny nose or throat a little Perche, does not sound an alarm, maybe it's just a cold. The main thing that you have not picked up a viral infection – in particular influenza. You should be aware of the main symptoms of flu – high fever, weakness, a bad cold, headache and cough. Flu you can not get a little wet feet, or caught in the rain, the flu virus is only transmitted by airborne droplets from another infected person. Virus entering the body begins to rapidly multiply carried by the flow of blood throughout your body.
Influenza can award you the most severe complications, which is why it is so dangerous for pregnant women. The worst thing that can happen is a threat of miscarriage or premature birth. In the treatment of influenza, it is necessary to comply with all recommendations of your physician, a physician who conducts your pregnancy knows all the features of the organism. Most drugs that are used in the treatment of influenza, pregnant women are contraindicated, so the emphasis is on homeopathic and folk remedies. Do not forget about drinking plenty of fluids, which must contain vitamin C, and everyone knows – viburnum, raspberry. Lower temperature can be paracetamol. Get rid of the cough will help herbal breast fees or herbal medicine.
Must inhalations with chamomile, calendula, eucalyptus, sage, pine buds. Remember antibiotics do not cure influenza. Understandably be your concern about the impact of influenza treatment for your baby. None experienced doctor, you do not confirm whether the consequences for the child or not. You can only say, Flu is most dangerous in early pregnancy, ie up to 12-13 weeks. It is this period is laying all the important organs of your baby, so the flu is most dangerous in this period. In the future, the danger decreases, because the kid will just grow in your tummy. If influenza is very hard and gave some complications, it is better to be safe and do the triple test (AFP, hCG and estriol) to make sure that everything with the baby well. After receiving test results, you can either calm down when everything is normal, or start a further examination, if the test showed the slightest deviation. The next survey will be called amniocentesis is procedure in which you take samples of amniotic fluid and examine them on nayavnost any abnormalities. Though the procedure and is relatively simple and painless, but can cause miscarriage. Therefore, carefully weigh the pros and cons. In most cases, the immunity of pregnant women is much weakened and the likelihood of ill pregnant women are significantly higher than in non-pregnant. Doctors recommend a vaccination against the flu, so as in the current vaccines contain absolutely harmless elements to an unborn baby. But the vaccine can only be done after the first trimester of pregnancy, ie after 14 weeks. Vaccination is nice. But do not forget to strengthen its immunity. Make tempering, a lot of walk, eat fruits and vegetables, take special vitamins. Before visiting public places, lubricate the nasal mucosa oxolinic ointment in the evening Wash it with a solution of eucalyptus. So you protect yourself from getting into your body viral bacteria.