26 weeks pregnant mother

Question: My throat is getting dry and some times difficult to take breathe also..is this effect my baby in womb

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Answer: Hi dear, Dry mouth could be due to following reasons: 1- dehydration 2- breathing through mouth 3- spending more time in AC 4- too much caffeine intake 5-using mouthwash having alcohol 6-high sugar In addition to that,since in pregnancy blood volume increases ,body tries to trap as much moisture and water from the body and supply to the growing foetus,you feel dehydrated quickly.so you can follow the below tips to avoid dry mouth 1- keep sipping water 2- avoid sugary and caffine drinks 3- breath through nose 4- add moisture to the air by using humidifier 5-avoid cool rs and AC 6- avoid acidic food 7-check the sugar level,as gestational diabetes is common during pregnancy and could be the reason for such complain.
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