Question: I am 11 week pregnant and now from few days i am facing problem while breathing, and get safocate more often, is this normal in pregnancy??
Dear many women in pregnancy, experience breathing difficulty,in pregnancy it happens due to increase level of progestrone, harmonalchanges,and also due to growing baby pushes your uterus against diaphragm, usually breathing difficulty is considered to be harmless in pregnancy
Precautions for breathing difficulty in pregnancy...
Include more fruits and vegetables in your diet,avoid packed foods,oil fried item,pastries,opt for healthy snack option,this will control your weight gain,and also provide you to breath easy
It is essential to drink two to three litres of water daily,avoid tea, coffee,cola,it will make you dehydrated,can include fresh juice,soup,buttermilk
Iron rich foods
If you are Anemic, breathing difficulty may be higher,so it is essential to include iron rich foods like whole grain,cereals, fruits, veggies,nuts, dryfruits,meat,in your diet
Maintain good posture
Maintaining good posture to sit or stand,will allow lungs to breath effectively,will reduce breathing difficulty
You can try maternity yoga,there are few possess and breathing techniques like pranayama will help lot in breathing difficulty
Question: hello , I m facing problem in breathing while sleeping . any suggestion?
Answer: Congratulations on your pregnancy
I can understand your anxiety. As baby grows it puts pressure making breathing difficult. Nothing to worry about it. You can sleep keeping a support under your head, so head comes in slant position making breathing easy. Minimal discomfort is common. But if you feel it's un manageable or find any other symptoms please consult doctor.Please go through Healofy home page for tips, diet, recipes and many more they are very helpful. Take care
Question: I am 29 weeks pregnant and facing problem in breathing from the last 3-4 days. Is it normal and what should i do make it easy?
Answer: Normal. Eat less quantities more number of times. Exercise such aa walking