Allergies during pregnancy: treatment and prevention

The share of pregnant women often get a lot of health problems. This morning sickness, varicose veins, and many other things… Especially hard transferred an Allergy during pregnancy. Where does it come from? Can this able to hurt the baby? And how to fight it? All this today on the website

What can cause allergies?

The allergen may be:

  • pollen;
  • coat of cats, dogs and other animals;
  • dust;
  • medicines;
  • the components of any product;
  • other factors of the environment.

By the way, the same allergens can cause Allergy and not pregnant (most recently, our site was told about it).

As the Allergy manifests during pregnancy?

The symptoms can be very diverse, for example:

  • sneezing;
  • redness of the eyes;
  • dermatitis;
  • an attack of bronchial asthma;
  • change the color of the skin;
  • malaise;
  • in severe cases, angioedema.

Of course, there may be other symptoms. It all depends:

  • from the characteristics of your body;
  • how you generally carry a pregnancy;
  • from the allergen.

Can allergies harm the baby?

Undoubtedly, this question bothers every pregnant woman. You can calm down. By itself, the Allergy does not harm your baby because the placenta reliably protects against allergens and allergic reactions.

However, it is possible that the child will inherit a predisposition to allergic reactions.

It is also worth noting that the child’s condition could be detrimental to the treatment of Allergy during pregnancy. A particularly negative impact can have medications taken in the first trimester. So always approach the treatment as carefully and consciously.

And do not self-medicate!

What to do at the first signs of allergies?

If you are sure that you have begun an Allergy (and not another “pleasant” pregnancy symptom), it is possible to leave or to fly to a place where there is no contact with the allergen.

But before the road you need to take into account the duration of pregnancy, its course and other characteristics of the organism.

By the way, “” there is an article about the trip during an interesting situation.

If escape failed, and allergies to catch you off guard during your pregnancy, it is necessary to address urgently to the doctor. Do not hesitate to ask him about everything that is related to your condition. For example, pertinent questions:

  • What foods can cause allergies during pregnancy?
  • What foods are on the contrary make it easier to move the Allergy?
  • What medications you can and what is strictly no?
  • How to protect baby from the effects of medicines?
  • How to prevent re-manifestation of an Allergy?

If before pregnancy you have been allergic to dairy, during the first weeks it is recommended to go to an allergist and ask about prevention for tests and strictly adhere to measures. Undoubtedly, it is insidious as it is much safer to prevent than to treat its symptoms.

Yes, the most often treated symptoms of Allergy during pregnancy. And the most common means is the well – known antihistamines. But! Make it very carefully only after doctor.

And most importantly – you need to make sure that the medication is okay during pregnancy.

Another important nutrition is

With the doctor-allergist recommended to discuss the issue food or, more correctly, special diets for allergies during pregnancy.

Most importantly – in your diet should be no foods that could cause an allergic reaction. Often such products include:

  • seafood;
  • citrus;
  • meats;
  • juices;
  • chocolate.

Now let us consider healthy foods:

  • cereals;
  • lean meats (chicken, Turkey);
  • butter;
  • a natural dairy products;
  • some neutral vegetables and fruits (cabbage, zucchini, pears).

What else do I need?

It is very important a lot of walking (but not in places where blooms the allergen). If around your home many different flowering plants, try to go anywhere in the woods or other safe place.

The apartment must always be clean. This is very important. Therefore, most wet cleaning.

Or if you have trouble or worsen dust Allergy symptoms during pregnancy, ask to get the future dad or any of your family members.

Regularly ventilate the room. But! Try to keep the allergens from the street flew into the house or apartment. On the window it is recommended to hang the net. Especially ventilate the area after a rain.

One more important point. Ask the man to collect and take away all the dust collectors like carpets, embroidered wall decorations, soft toys and so on.

It is also desirable that the house were animals. If possible at the time to give your beloved pet mom, girlfriend and so on.

We sincerely hope that you will not encounter any allergies during your pregnancy. And interesting position will give you only positive emotions and a truly unforgettable experience. Be healthy!

The author of the Light Beam, site

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