Answer: Hi dear,
Viral infections are quite normal during pregnancy. As the body's immune system dips to support the baby,mothers do catch cold quite often .try to stay warm.keep sipping warm water through out the day. Steaming helps to clearing nasal congestion. Boil tulsi leaves,with crushed pepper,ajwain and grated ginger.keep sipping this for relief.eucalyptus oil inhaling could give relief too.also keep checking the heaolfy app for pregnancy tips and care.healofy homepage has enormous info on related aspects.donot miss out.avoid taking any medication for cold.it should get well in a week or so.
No worries fever or cough will not harm your baby directly but its troublesome for you, for fever you can consult Doctor and have paracetamol its safe, for cough you can;
*Dry ginger helps little. A small pinch of dry ginger powder with some jaggery, boil well and drink like tea.
*Green tulsi tea also helps.
*You can keep a small cinnamon in mouth, its safe and works well in cough.
*Biting clove is also useful.
*Honey lemon and ginger tea also is good.
Hopr this helps!
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Question: I am in 34 weeks ..down with cold and cough..please suggest some home remedies
Answer: Hello dear
Remedies for cold and cough:
1. Garlic:During pregnancy, it’s best to consume 1 crushed, raw garlic clove with each meal.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar :It also contains good bacteria which helps to fight of infection.
3. Honey:raw, local honey is antibacterial, antimicrobial, and antiseptic. Take 1 tsp., three times a day
4. Onion – raw onion has phytochemicals that help keep the respiratory tract open.
5. Lemon – antibacterial. Also helps alkalinize the body. Rich in vitamin C.
6. Coconut oil
7. Homemade chicken soup
8. Warm salt water
9. Place a humidifier in your room, keep your head elevated on your pillow while resting, or use nasal strips.
10. Suck on ice chips, drink warm tea, or gargle with warm salt water.
Question: I m having cold n caught pls me home remedies
Dear to reduce cold and cough, follow these remedies it might be helpful for you...
Boil tulsi leaves with little pepper and water,hen it reduces to half,have that water for one week,it will be more effective in reducing cough
Have vapourisation with little. Tulsi leaves or Vick's,it will reduce cold and cough
Drink water,soups ,milk in warm temperature..
Have milk with little pepper powder and palm sugar,best remedy for cold,can also have egg with little pepper and salt, for couple of days it will be effective
Drink chicken soup it will cure cold and cough soon..
Question: Hello..am 37 weeks pregnant.. suffering with full cough and cold..please suggest some home remedies
There are certain medicine that are safe during pregnancy
Consult your gynaclogist with the same
Following are the home remedies that would help you with cold and cough
Have one raw garlic with honey every 3-4 hours garlic is a power House against cold and cough
Gargle with salt water solution or apple cider vinegar solution to help you with sore throat
Include raw onion in your daily diet or salads they help keep respiratory tract open
Sip on ginger Tulsi or ginger lemon green tea it is rich in antioxidants as well as will help you soothe your throat too
Breathing warm humid air shall help loosen congestion you may run a humidifier or use facial steamer to loosen mucus add a few drops of eucalyptus oil to it to ease breathing.
Get lost of rest and water you need both to recover when you are striken with cold or cough