4 Stages of Eclampsia

Someone out there had it out for pregnant girls. As if it isn’t hard enough on them already, there is a disorder known as Pre-Eclampsia. Below, we will take a look at what this disorder is characterized by, how it affects you, and how to tell if you have it.

“Eclampsia can follow a condition of high blood pressure and excess protein in the urine during pregnancy (preeclampsia)” (. Pre-Eclampsia is a pregnancy disorder involving convulsions. It generally occurs after 20 weeks of pregnancy, and usually with the first child. And as I said before… someone had it out for pregnant girls, because if no signs or symptoms of pre-eclampsia occur, there is still possibilities of eclampsia, which can happen before, during, or after the labor process. There is only one true way to tell if you are carrying the eclampsia disorder; Eclamptic convulsions. People may experience: Pain areas: in the abdomen Gastrointestinal: water retention, nausea, or vomiting Also common: seizures, pregnancy-induced hypertension, fainting, fetal distress, headache, mental status changes, overactive reflexes, swelling, swelling in extremities, or vision disorder. Critical: consult a doctor for medical advice

Eclamptic convulsions have four stages of grueling pain:
Stage 1 – Unless the woman is aware and watching for this stage, it is generally missed. In stage one the woman will simply roll her eyes, and simultaneously, her hand and face muscles will slightly twitch.
Stage 2 – Shortly after stage one, the teeth will clench, the arms and legs will go rigid, she can bite her tongue, and the face and hand muscles that were twitching will now be clenching. In this stage, the woman will also experience loss of breath for approximately 30 seconds.
Stage 3 – This is where it gets really bad. The muscles will begin to jerk violently, while frothy and slightly bloody saliva will appear. 2 minutes of this until it stops, and then there is a coma, or occasionally heart failure.
Stage 4 – If not dead, the woman will fall into a deep unconscious state. This can persist for hours, or pass quickly.

Clearly, this is not anything to take lightly. if any of these symptoms occur, visit your doctor immediately. You could lose 2 lives if you are not properly treated or monitored.

Sources: Mayo Clinic
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Preparing For Pregnancy

Upon learning that the woman is pregnant, most couples enthusiastically start planning for her pregnancy and eventual childbirth. Although pregnancy is most likely a very exciting time in the life of a woman, it is also important to know about preconception issues regarding giving birth. A check up with the physician or midwife would be advisable for the woman in order to know the facts about pregnancy and how to prepare for childbirth. Physical preparation is needed for giving birth since this could really change the normal function of the woman’s body. A caregiver would be helpful in preparing the woman’s body in conceiving, and also impart information concerning potential problems in pregnancy.

Physical preparation is needed for giving birth since this could really change the normal function of the woman’s body. A caregiver would be helpful in preparing the woman’s body in conceiving, and also provide information concerning potential problems in pregnancy. Anxiety is felt at this point since the woman would really have to follow certain precautions in order to conceive a healthy baby. By seeking advice regarding preconception, safety, lifestyle changes, prenatal vitamins, and the importance of folic acid, the woman could really prepare for giving birth. In preparing for pregnancy, a change in the woman’s lifestyle is needed. Smoking cigarettes is a definite no-no, and also the consumption of alcohol. These addictions can affect the health of both the woman and her unborn baby. A woman might need to lose or gain weight, according to her present weight relative to her height and build. Being too fat or too thin might bring complications for both the woman and the baby. A good start in preparing for childbirth would be to establish a fitness regime for the period of the pregnancy. Asking the physician about nutrition and working out would be recommended for possible questions regarding exercise and food intake.

In preparing for pregnancy, a change in the woman’s lifestyle is needed. Smoking cigarettes is a definite no-no, and also the consumption of alcohol. These addictions can affect the health of both the woman and her unborn baby. A woman might need to lose or gain weight, according to her present weight relative to her height and build. Being too fat or too thin might bring complications for both the woman and the baby. A good start in preparing for childbirth would be to establish a fitness regime for the period of the pregnancy. Asking the physician about nutrition and working out would be recommended for possible questions regarding exercise and food intake.

Learning more about the woman’s body while on the early stages of giving birth is essential for proper knowledge of the situation. Various parts of a woman’s body have specific roles when it comes to pregnancy. Certain disorders from both prospective parents should be discussed with the physician for additional health background information. Anxiety is also felt by the couple since this is a very critical stage for the woman.

Knowledge of early pregnancy symptoms is also important since these are signs that giving birth would happen in due time. When the couple feels that they are ready, then a visit to the Obstetrician/Gynecologist (OBGYN) would help in gleaning more information on pregnancy. At this point, the couple can make use of a pregnancy calendar in order to follow the due course of giving birth, also the use of wearables such of obella be woman’s health companion would help a pregnant monitor her health and that of her baby’s. Anxiety is often felt by women when they know that they are pregnant.  But by monitoring her health with a device, regular visits to the OBGYN, finding time to relax and unwind, with good exercise, anxiety should not be a problem at all. All you have to worry about is what to name the baby.

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