Common symptoms in the third trimester and preparation for delivery

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From 28 weeks to 40 weeks of pregnancy is called the third trimester. In addition to continuing to ensure adequate nutrition and appropriate activities during this period, the focus is on preparing for childbirth.

From 28 weeks to 40 weeks of pregnancy is called the third trimester. In addition to continuing to ensure adequate nutrition and appropriate activities during this period, the focus is on preparing for childbirth.

After entering the third trimester, there will be some uncomfortable symptoms due to endocrine changes and the pressure of the enlarged uterus. If it is not too serious, it is a reaction in the third trimester, and some measures can be taken to alleviate it, so there is no need to worry about it. After giving birth, these discomforts will subside naturally. However, if you have the emergency symptoms listed in the table below, you should go to the hospital immediately.

bleeding gums

Symptoms: Bleeding gums, especially after brushing.

Treatment: Thoroughly clean your teeth with a toothbrush after eating; take vitamins.

asthma

Symptoms: Feeling breathless when you work hard or even talk.

Approach:

Get as much rest as possible.

If you feel breathless and there are no chairs nearby, try crouching.

Add an extra pillow at night and see a doctor if your asthma is severe

heartburn

Symptoms: Intense burning pain in the center of the chest.

Approach:

Avoid eating lots of grains, beans, foods with lots of seasonings, or fried foods.

Drink a glass of warm milk at night and use an extra cushion to prop your head up.

Take medicines to treat hyperacidity as directed by your doctor.

constipate

Symptoms: Passing hard, dry stools less frequently than usual.

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Approach:

Eat foods high in fiber and drink plenty of water. Go to the toilet whenever you feel like going to the toilet.

Exercise regularly.

When taking any iron medicine prescribed by your doctor, take it after meals and drink plenty of water.

If constipation persists, see a doctor and do not take laxatives indiscriminately.

cramps

Symptoms: Often occurs at night. Painful contractions of the calf and foot muscles are common. Attacks are usually provoked by leg extension with toes pointing down.

Approach:

Massage the calf or foot that is cramping.

In order to improve blood circulation, you can take a walk, exercise, and if the pain is relieved, you can walk for a while.

Take calcium and vitamin D.

frequent urination

Symptoms: Frequent urination.

Approach:

If you find you have to get up at night to go to the toilet, drink less water in the evening.

If you experience pain with urination, you may have an infection and seek medical attention.

Use the doppler baby heart monitor to view the heartbeat of the fetus in the abdomen, observe the fetus at all times, and pay attention to his growth.

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