course, pregnancy puts the female body substantial changes aimed at ensuring the proper course of pregnancy and normal development of the child.Such "perestroika" in the body are not always pleasant for the mother, and is usually accompanied by a variety of ailments and discomforts.
most frequent changes in the body during pregnancy are :
- early toxicosis ( details read the article «early toxemia of pregnancy");
- low blood pressure;
- frequent urination;
- changes in the mammary glands;
- change in the volume and weight ( details read the article «The process of weight gain during pregnancy");
- contractions unrelated to onset of labor;
- toxemia, or preeclampsia later ( details read the article «Preeclampsia - late toxemia of pregnancy").
Let's look at some more of the above changes, which carries the majority of pregnant women.
low blood pressure
One of the most common ailments that occur in pregnant women who are blood pressure problems, including low blood pressure (BP).Periodic blood p
One of the first changes in the body during pregnancy , face destined to every pregnant woman is the frequent urination.There is this condition mainly early in pregnancy and is associated with increased blood flow to the pelvic organs of women.It is characterized by this "symptom" of pregnancy frequent urge to empty the bladder and is not accompanied by absolutely no pain (if you experience pain or discomfort during urination - consult a specialist, as these symptoms may indicate the development of a urinary tract infection that requires immediate treatment!).It takes this phenomenon to about the fourth month of pregnancy.However, pregnant women have to deal with this issue once again - in the third trimester of pregnancy.This is due to the fact that the uterus, which considerably increased at this time, will put pressure on the bladder.
changes in the mammary glands
During pregnancy the mammary gland is undergoing significant changes due to the fact that the nature of the "prepare" them for breastfeeding a child.Chest pregnant women increases in size, it seems to be "poured", also increases its sensitivity (especially sensitive nipples become).You should always buy a comfortable bra to provide a comfortable environment for his heavy breasts.Breast tenderness decreases gradually closer to the 10th - 12th week of pregnancy.
Starting from the 14th week of pregnancy is recommended to perform tempering procedures for the breast - making contrast damp wiping, take air baths.These procedures will help to prevent the occurrence of lactation mastitis - inflammation of the mammary glands during breast-feeding.It is also necessary to make a gentle massage the nipples with a clean linen towel and hem in cup bra (on the inside) patches of coarse linen, which contributes ogrubevaniyu nipples, thereby reducing the probability of occurrence of cracks on them during breastfeeding.
Closer to the 30th week of pregnancy, some women have discharge from the nipple kind of dense matter - colostrum.In this regard, it is recommended the use of special gaskets, which are inserted in the cup of the brassiere.You can buy them at any pharmacy.
Starting from the 20th week of pregnancy in women can be observed from time to time light, almost imperceptible, reducing the wall of the uterus.Many pregnant women because of the very strong start to worry.But do not worry!This phenomenon (if not accompanied by a strong pulling pain, fever and bleeding) is quite normal for pregnancy is not a harbinger of premature birth or miscarriage.It is called "Braxton-Hicks contractions."Thanks to such "training" uterine "rehearsing" birth pangs.
We told you about some only changes in the body during pregnancy .On the early and late toxicosis (gestosis), as well as weight gain during pregnancy - read in our next articles.