The mood swings during pregnancy
At the time of pregnancy, a woman’s feelings will be mixed up, between the happy, proud, worried, and hesitated. The feeling was constantly changing from day to day. Usually also become more sensitive and prone to crying.
This is normal because you are in the process of adjustment to pregnancy and preparation for parenthood. To overcome the anxiety that arise (especially in women who are pregnant for the first time), there are some things you can do;
- Should you surrender and hand over all affairs to Allah so no need to worry or excessive fear in the face of the process of pregnancy and childbirth.
- Increase the devotions and prayer that according to the Qur’an and Sunnah during pregnancy because one of the properties can be reassuring and into a cure for body and soul.
- Should people nearby can provide support and soothe pregnant women who experience tension as through periods of pregnancy.
- You can learn all about pregnancy and birth, either by reading a book or ask other women who are more experienced.
- Share your feelings husband, mother, doctor, family or friends, because emotional balance also plays an important role in maintaining health.
Fluctuating hormone levels can affect mood. However, if you have experienced depression or feeling sad and angry over 3 weeks, you should immediately see a doctor for a consultation.
Fatigue continuous during pregnancy
Fatigue experienced by pregnant women is something reasonable. Body of pregnant women work harder than the body that are not pregnant, even though the conditions are resting. Only pregnant women do not realize that the body is working hard and adapt to the many physical and emotional demands of pregnancy.
- Make sure that you get enough sleep, especially at night.
- Do the work you have his best finish only (do not push yourself).
- Enlist the husband or people nearby if you feel unable to do a job.
- Try to do a little exercise, because too many breaks and lack of activity will actually increase fatigue.
If the tiredness is very severe, especially if accompanied by fainting, paleness, shortness of breath, rapid heart rate, then immediately consult your doctor.
Nausea and Vomiting during pregnancy
These complaints usually occur in early pregnancy. As often happens in the morning, the condition is referred to as “morning sickness”. Excessive vomiting can lead to malnutrition and dehydration (lack of fluid).
- Eat foods that contain lots of protein and complex carbohydrates, both of which can combat nausea.
- Eat a little, but often. Eat a snack like crackers or crusty bread with hot tea when you wake up in the morning and before bed.
- Avoid tobacco use (smoking), alcohol, caffeine, carbonated drinks (soda), greasy, fatty and smelly. Food should be eaten in warm conditions.
- Avoid the sights, smells and taste of food that makes you sick.
- Drink plenty of water between meals.
- Take a supplement / vitamin supplements specifically for pregnant women. The content of vitamin B6 can help relieve nausea in some pregnant women.
- Get enough rest and quality.
- Wake up slowly. Do not immediately get out of bed in a hurry, because it can exacerbate nausea.
- Keep regular bowel movements. Increase consumption of vegetables and fruit to facilitate defecation.
- Brush your teeth with toothpaste flavor and aroma not add nausea or gargle after every meal and vomiting. In addition to refreshing the mouth and reduce nausea, this habit can also maintain healthy teeth and gums.
The excessive saliva during pregnancy
Excessive production of saliva is a common symptom of pregnancy is not unpleasant but not dangerous, and usually do not last long and the air will disappear after the first few months.
- Frequent bersiwak or us- ing toothbrushes toothpaste containing menthol or mint.
- Rinsing with mouthwash or a liquid containing menthol / mint.