The use of honey in pregnancy

Honey during pregnancy

Interestingly, honey composition similar to human blood plasma. During pregnancy, it is simply irreplaceable. Well, at least because it is an excellent prevention and the number one tool in the treatment of colds. A view of the fact that the medicines are generally contraindicated during gestation, honey is often the only possible treatment option. It can increase uterine blood flow, improves lymph flow, has a relaxing effect on smooth muscles of the uterus (lowers the tone of the uterus), blood vessels, bronchi. Injections of honey solution to prevent the depletion of a woman in the case of long, hard labor
and are a natural stimulation of labor in the case of its weakness.
Let's talk about how little honey during pregnancy can benefit.
  • Honey helps to prevent stretch marks on his chest and abdomen
  • Honey also helps to prevent stretch marks on his chest and abdomen, if it applied to the skin
  • Honey helps to toxicity

Let's start from the beginning. But what we often have in early pregnancy? That's right, toxemia during pregnancy, this terrible sickness, which does not get out of bed. So, it can become a medical cure for this, though small, but very unpleasant problem. One helps spoon of honey eaten on an empty stomach, the other becomes easier if they drink a glass of warm water with a few drops of lemon and a teaspoon of honey.

Honey improves digestion

Now it should be said about this problem many pregnant women as a violation of the digestive system. Regular use of honey in small quantities favorably affect the operation of the gastrointestinal tract, as natural honey contains enzymes that positively affect it in the digestive system and gastro-intestinal tract.

Honey rid of heartburn

Heartburn in late pregnancy may become pregnant is almost constant companion. And then honey can come to the rescue. Dilute a little honey in warm water and sip a drink in a few minutes.
Honey protects against colds
And, of course, honey with a cold - is the most common treatment that we remember from childhood. Milk and honey - what could be more delicious, and most importantly useful for dry cough. That pregnant can safely use honey in the treatment of colds, because not all medications ways to suit them.

Honey help you sleep

Recommend drinking about a glass of warm water with a spoonful of honey in the evening if you are concerned about insomnia during pregnancy.
Harm honey during pregnancy
The first fact that can be called either - it's the fact that honey during pregnancy enough allergens. And it's true. Therefore, if a pregnant woman a tendency to allergic reactions, then with the use of honey should be extremely careful. In addition, excessive use of honey (in the absence of any reaction in most expectant mother) can lead to the development of allergies to honey child. Therefore, in the use of honey during pregnancy should know when to stop.

How much honey can have a pregnant?

The daily allowable amount of honey for an adult - about a hundred grams. However, this does not mean that pregnant that amount will only be of benefit. Therefore, it is during pregnancy is quite enough to eat 2-3 teaspoons a day, to do no harm. Also, keep in mind that - at a temperature above 45 degrees, the composition of honey varies and most of the beneficial properties may be lost, for this reason, with hot tea it is better to have a bit of sugar, not put into the cup.

Some honey recipes for pregnant women

Antiemetic in pregnancy. 

When toxemia during pregnancy, try to eat a tablespoon of honey for 30 minutes before meals three times a day. After receiving the honey is recommended to be in bed.
In allergic rhinitis in pregnancy: the juice of one lemon in half diluted with warm water, add a little honey. Drink small sips.

When varicose veins in pregnancy: 30 g of flowers and chestnut honey 10 g insist on 300 ml of vodka in the dark for weeks, occasionally shaking. Then, drain the, take 30 drops 3 times a day before meals.