Cold and Cough During Pregnancy: How to get rid of cold and cough while you are pregnant

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How to get rid of cold and cough during pregnancy

Cold and cough: Some home remedies help to get rid of cold and cough during pregnancy

Cold and Cough During Pregnancy: Cold and cough are viral infections which occurs in the upper respiratory system. It is not necessary that you will catch cold infection only during winters. During pregnancy, the immune system of a pregnant lady becomes weak and changes a lot. Thus, problems like cold and cough become quite common. This time is crucial for the mother, thus taking unnecessary medicines is not adviced. However, in order to get rid of cold and cough, one can try out some home remedies. Let’s discuss which home remedies help the child to get rid of cold and cough. (Also read: What are the probable causes and treatment of migraine during pregnancy)

Cold and cough during pregnancy: Which home remedies help to get rid of cold and cough while you are pregnant?

  • Saltwater
  • Ginger
  • Hot drinks
  • Gargles
  • Turmeric milk

Saltwater
Because of the cold, the nose gets blocked. It leads to a lot of discomforts. Thus, salt water is an effective remedy to get rid of cold and cough. Take a pure lukewarm water and mix half a spoon of salt in it. Take a dropper and add the salt solution to the same. Por this in your nose and keep your head high. Try this method thrice a day.

Ginger

How to get rid of cold and cough infection while you are pregnant
Ginger tea brings immediate relief to cold and cough during pregnancy.

It helps to remove the toxins and virus out from the body. Thus, add one tsp. of ginger crush in one and a half spoon of water. Now boil it. Let it boil. Now sieve it and add lemon as well as honey to it. Drink this tea thrice a day.

Hot drinks
During cold and cough infection, to provide relief to the throat, drink some hot drinks. You can prepare soup at home, take lukewarm water or any herbal tea. It will help to soothe your throat and will help you to breathe freely.

Gargles
Cold and cough cause pain in the throat and lead to soreness of throat. For this, mix one tsp. of salt in lukewarm water and do gargles. It will reduce the infection and congestion.

Turmeric milk

Turmeric milk helps to bring relief to cold and cough during pregnancy.

During pregnancy, to get rid of cold and cough, one must drink turmeric milk. Boil some milk and add turmeric to the same. Consume it twice a day.

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These are some of the most effective home remedies to get rid of cold and cough during pregnancy. You can read this article in Hindi as well.

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