This is the second in our series on Pregnancy & Asthma. Getting pregnant when you have any chronic illness, including asthma, can be worrisome. As a new mom, you want to be sure your baby will be born healthy. And there's no reason why that can't happen, even if you do have asthma!
How Asthma Can Affect Your Baby Before Birth
As long as you can keep your asthma under control, your baby should not have any negative effects. So staying in control is good for both you and baby.
However, if your asthma control is up and down or slips altogether, your blood won't have the right levels of oxygen in it, and that means your baby may not get enough oxygen either. Lack of oxygen can affect fetal growth and development, because fetuses need a consistent supply of oxygen and nutrients in order to grow and develop.
This is not to say the occasional asthma attack is going to have a negative effect on your baby, or that if control slips every now and then, bad things will ha...
We all know, I'm sure, the effects of sleep deprivation, the damage a lack of sleep can do to the body, both mental and physical.
When it comes to sleep deprivation, parents, and in particular, mothers, are high on the list. Babies sleep - well, like babies. The problem is, babies and toddlers may not be on the same sleep schedule as adults.
But the sleep deprivation begins months before baby comes into the world. During the first trimester of pregnancy, several factors can disturb your sleep. Even though baby (and you) are still small, it's sometimes difficult to find the right position for a comfortable sleep. Your breasts feel full and tender and - well - you can't decide just what to do with them!
Stomach upsets are also frequent sleep disturbers. Heartburn and gas, the occasional wave of nausea - or is it hunger? These can also keep you awake. One of the worst offenders is the constant need to run to the bathroom. Eventually all these things can lead to a fee...
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