Fever During Pregnancy

If you are suffering from fever during pregnancy, do not be panic or worried. Consult your gynecologist and ask for the medication. The medication will help you in quick recovery. However, you should understand the possible causes of fever during pregnancy so that you can prevent yourself from its recurrence.

Possible causes of Fever during Pregnancy

When you are pregnant, your body is more susceptible to infections as the immune system is weak during pregnancy. Hence, it is important to take proper care of your health while being pregnant.

Fever can be caused due to the following reasons:

  1. Common cold and cough– The common cold and cough is very obvious reason to lead you towards having fever. Therefore, refrain yourself from contagious environment, and keep a clean and tidy surroundings near you.
  2. Influenza- The symptoms of influenza are quite similar to that of common cold, still it is regarded as a warning sign for an expectant mother. To get yourself prevented from influenza, ask your doctor for a vaccination associated with Influenza. This is good for you as well as for your baby. In addition, take proper rest, drink plenty of fluids and wash your hands with an antiseptic hand wash or use sanitizer.
  3. Urinary Tract Infections (UTI)– Most of the pregnant women get infected from Urinary Tract Infections during their pregnancy. This occurs due to the bacterial or fungal infection in vagina. Therefore, prevent yourself from UTI by drinking plenty of water at a regular interval of time and follow the prescribed medication.
  4. Hyperthyroidism– Hyperthyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland is producing excessive amount of thyroid hormones that circulates in the blood. Untreated hyperthyroidism can lead to many complications like high fever, sore throat, etc. Hyperthyroidism can be treated well by proper medication and healthy diet.

Is Fever harmful to your baby?

If you are caught up with a mild fever during the first trimester of pregnancy, then it is not much harmful to the baby. However, high fever is not good in any of the situation. The fetal development is majorly depending upon the protein of a mother’s body and high fever hinders the functioning of protein leading to the complications like miscarriage.

Therefore, always seek medical help if you are suffering from fever since last 24 to 36 hours or even if you are observing the symptoms of fever in yourself, as self-experiment is not all recommended during this sensitive stage of life.

Lastly, even if you are planning how to get pregnant, it is important to take prevention’s from any possible infections that can lead to fever. Remember, a healthy body gives birth to a healthy baby.

Hope this post helpful to my friends.

May 18, 2018

27 Replies to “Fever During Pregnancy”

  1. Dr Bushra says: May 21, 2018 at 9:09 am

    Agree with you fever during pregnancy should not be overlooked as it can lead to complications etc.

  2. Annu says: May 21, 2018 at 7:59 am

    Good to know about it..helpful article..

  3. Pavneet says: May 20, 2018 at 11:56 am

    This is very informative post for all the moms to be

  4. Jhilmil D Saha says: May 20, 2018 at 7:31 am

    This is a very important articles for every expecting mom. We should teally know the prevention and cures and to what level a fever is ok during this time.

  5. Akanksha says: May 20, 2018 at 12:05 am

    This is a very useful and informative post for anyone who is expecting a baby. I will share it with my best friend who is three months pregnant at the moment.

  6. SiddhiPalande says: May 19, 2018 at 7:23 pm

    This is an absolutely necessary and important topic you have discussed here. During my pregnancy I did go through a lot. It wasn’t a cake walk for me at all and I totally guage the importance of this topic. Very well written.

  7. Shaily Tandon says: May 19, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    Thank you for this very informative article. Sharing it with my friends who would like to know more about it….

  8. Surbhi Mahobia says: May 19, 2018 at 6:09 pm

    This is definitely a very important topic that you have covered. Thank you for sharing.

  9. Deborah Nisha Miranda says: May 19, 2018 at 4:05 pm

    Wow.. this will be a super informative read for new moms.. so important you have someone to guide you well..

  10. Preetjyot Kaur says: May 19, 2018 at 3:56 pm

    This is a very insightful post. I’m so sure all expecting women would find it helpful.

  11. Nameesh says: May 19, 2018 at 3:49 pm

    I am sure as a mother it becomes a lot more difficult to manage when having fever. But you seem to have given good encouragement and nice words to take it calmly & resolve the possible issues. Consulting gynecologist before taking any action I feel is a must. Have shared this with friends who im sure will benefit.

  12. Prisha Lalwani says: May 19, 2018 at 3:07 pm

    I used to get a lot of fever in my pregnancy and always worried how it would get better.

  13. Sharvari Paivaidya Mehan says: May 19, 2018 at 1:58 pm

    Absolutely one has to be cautious and see a gp in case of fever in pregnancy.
    Uti is one of the common reason along with cold.and flu

  14. Khushboo Wase says: May 19, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    That’s a very well written informative and helpful post for all new would be mothers.

  15. Shatakshi Tomar says: May 19, 2018 at 11:22 am

    Keep posting
    Love your work

  16. poornima m says: May 19, 2018 at 10:31 am

    very use full post.. many people will be unaware of the actual reason behind fever and take unprescribed tablets.. which is not good

  17. poornima m says: May 19, 2018 at 10:30 am

    a very useful post for moms, to be .. mama people are unaware of the fact why fever is occurring, and take unprescribed tabs, which is wrong, every mom to be have to read this

  18. Sayeri says: May 19, 2018 at 6:52 am

    This post is going to help all the mom to be…thanks for sharing. 🙂

  19. Sayeri says: May 19, 2018 at 6:02 am

    Very well written, during this period many things can happen. I didnt have the fever but I suffered from gestational diabetes.

  20. Humaira says: May 19, 2018 at 4:49 am

    Amazing and informative post. Very useful tips for pregnant mothers.

  21. Deepali Dhawan says: May 19, 2018 at 3:36 am

    Such useful read this is !!

  22. meet dhawan says: May 18, 2018 at 5:37 pm

    Such a informative post

  23. Ruchi Verma says: May 18, 2018 at 3:31 pm

    This is a really helpful post for new mommies and such great way to educate ladies about this.

  24. Shruti wahi says: May 18, 2018 at 1:19 pm

    That’s an amazing review

  25. Shatakshi Tomar says: May 18, 2018 at 11:20 am

    Great information
    Keep posting

  26. Shishta says: May 18, 2018 at 10:43 am

    This was really informative

  27. Aritra Chakrabarty says: May 18, 2018 at 10:09 am

    I am sure this is a very informative post for expecting mother’s.

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