Seasonal allergies in pregnancy

How do I fight allergies during pregnancy?

Take certain preventive measures to prevent allergies from happening

Allergies can be a problem for pregnant women, especially if they are seasonal allergies. During the spring months, in April, May are allergic to pollen, allergies to grass and storms during May, while allergies to ambrosia and other weeds are present during the summer and last until the end of October.

If you have had problems with seasonal allergies before pregnancy, it is very important to identify the causative agent in order to avoid exposure to allergens as much as possible.

The best medicine should certainly be a prevention, so make sure you take certain measures to prevent allergies from happening. Avoid staying outdoors during the afternoon and in the evening, after walks in the nature, wash the wardrobe that you were wearing and since most of the days should be spent in the house, regularly clean the dust and vacuum with a vacuum cleaner with a water filter which will best remove allergens from home.

Do symptoms worsen during pregnancy?

Some women claim that their symptoms of an allergy worsened during pregnancy, while others say they did not have any problems, so there is no rule that applies to all pregnant women.

However, the fact is that pregnant women often have a problem with their nostrils, due to the effects of hormones during pregnancy, and allergies additionally contribute to these symptoms leading to sinus inflammation.

Are allergy drugs allowed?

Do not take any medication to relieve symptoms on your own hands, even if you have taken them before, but be sure to consult your doctor first. It is best to try to apply prevention measures to prevent the appearance of symptoms of allergies.

Am I in the house protected from allergens?

Not even in the house are 100% protected from allergens

Unfortunately, at home you are not 100% protected from allergens, so it is necessary to follow certain tips to help clean your home from potential allergen causes:

1. Keep the openings closed, especially in the morning when the level of pollen in the air is greatest,
2. If possible, use antiallergic cushions and wash the bedding at a temperature of more than 60 degrees,
3. Although this may seem to you impossible carpet is the main “litter” of allergens (hair of animals, mites, dust), so it is necessary to deep-clean it, preferably with water filters, because all dust, mites and hair go straight into the water, while this is not the case with ordinary vacuum cleaners,
4. Dust with electrostatic cloths that best accumulate dust, dirt and hair,
5. If possible, do not introduce pets to the house, and if the animals are present in the house, take care of their hygiene and use vacuum cleaners with an aqueous filter that best removes hair.

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