Pregnancy pains and complaints are quite different from pregnancy problems. Pregnancy problems can be serious threatening issues that require immediate medical attention such as possible miscarriage, and excessive blood pressure of toxemia.
On the other hand pregnancy complaints and pains are the discomforts that come along with carrying a new growing baby inside the womb.
Some examples of pregnancy pains are heartburn problems, nausea, back pains, and others such as insomnia and varicose veins hurting. Most of these pains can be treated with natural home remedies for pregnancy.
Back pain is the main problem pregnant women face especially in the last three months of pregnancy. Weight gain causes stress on the back muscles as the body’s center of gravity changes, and also the growing baby takes more room and displaces the body’s structure.
Pains in the back can also be caused by constipation problems so confer with good diets, supplements, and proper rest. Hormonal changes, baby positioning and fluid and fiber intake, and iron pills can influence the bowel movement negatively.
If you are interested in looking into homeopathic remedies, then consider some of the methods below.
Aesculus Hippocastanum is good for lower back pains that get worse when you are sitting.
Bryonia is for back pains that gets worse when your moving, or when it gets cold.
Ignitia is for spasm of the back and cramping due to emotional stress.
If your estrogen production is increased, it can cause the gum to be swollen, soft and sensitive to bleeding. A good diet and supplements can take care of that.
These remedies can also be effective for pregnancy pains due to bleeding gums.
If you experience breast infection and tenderness that is causing pain, take the recommended dosage of vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta carotene daily. Eat a lot green salads or take green drinks to get chlorophyll which helps to heal the infection. Green supplements such as green magma and chlorella also provide chlorophyll.
If your breast is caked or crusted rub some almond oil, wheat germ oil, or cocoa butter on it for pregnancy pains treatment. You may also warm some elder flowers in oil and apply it to the breast.
If your breast is engorged (full of milk with pain) during nursing, apply ice bag to it to reduce the pain.
Many obstetricians prescribe this herbal home remedies for easier childbirth. Raspberry contains A, B, C, and E vitamins, calcium, iron, and more minerals that can reduce labor pains.
Some specialists suggest taking the tea everyday
during pregnancy, others suggest six months to delivery time, while
some recommend taking it 6 weeks to childbirth.
Whichever ways you decide, just pour 2 cups of boiled water over 2 teaspoons of dried raspberry leaves and let it steep for 30 minutes. Strain and sip throughout the day. You can get the raspberry in health food stores.
Sesame oil for preventing tear: To minimize tear and pain during delivery, lubricate the vulva everyday with sesame oil to enhance its elasticity.
Blueberry tea: Blueberry tea also helps with to minimize painful childbirth.
Marshmallow root for itches: If your pregnancy pains result from scalding and itches caused by urine, your best remedy will be marshmallow root tea which can be easily found in health food stores.
Any pains you derive from swelling of your feet and limbs can also be alleviated with marshmallow root tea or queen of the meadow tea available in health food stores.
Cramp bark for cramps: For painful cramps during pregnancy, you can rely on cramp bark tincture which is available in health food stores.
Olive oil and camphor for belly skin: When skin on the belly becomes cracked and very sore, during the advanced months of your pregnancy, rub some warm olive oil with small quantity of camphor dissolved inside on the belly for relief.
Select any of these home remedies for pregnancy pains for your ailment so long as it is not a major area such as blood pressure problem. Serious problems must call the physician’s attention immediately.