Bladder problems are the bane of many pregnant women. Frequent use of the toilet is a natural occurrence both at the beginning and the end of pregnancy. Unfortunately, for many women it is a very troublesome problem.
The main problem during pregnancy is frequent urination, which is particularly bothersome especially at the beginning and the end
In the second and third trimester of pregnancy, many women also experience incontinence, which is very often troublesome, especially when the pregnant woman laughs, sneezes or coughs – this is called stress incontinence by doctors. This phenomenon is natural because the uterus during pregnancy increases its volume, putting pressure on other organs, including the bladder
Infections related to the bladder are one of the more common diseases. This situation is caused by:
The most common symptoms of urinary tract infections are:
Even the smallest bladder infection should not be taken lightly, because untreated bacteria can also take over the kidneys. Untreated urinary tract inflammation can lead to anemia and even premature birth.
During pregnancy, due to hormones, the environment changes from acidic to alkaline, which makes it easier for bacteria to become infected. To avoid bladder problems it is a good idea to:
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