IV Hydration during pregnancy helps to ensure mom and baby have the fluids and nutrients necessary for optimal health. Dehydration can lead to low blood pressure which can affect the growing fetus. IV Hydration Therapy with IV fluids and the right balance of nutrients is a game changer for women who are expecting a child and dealing with morning sickness.
Every woman requires different treatments in order to reach an optimal state for pregnancy. Even if you are dedicated to exercise, a healthy diet, and a complete regimen of vitamins, your body may still be lacking in certain areas.
PREGNANCY AND HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM.
The majority of pregnant women experience some type of morning sickness (roughly 70-80%) and recent studies show that at least 60,000 cases are of those with extreme morning sickness called Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Severe nausea is believed to be caused by a rise in hormone levels. The symptoms of HG usually appear between 4-6 weeks of pregnancy and may peak between 9-13 weeks.
Symptoms of Hyperemesis Gravidarum:
Severe nausea and vomiting
Weight loss of 5% or more of pre-pregnancy weight
Decrease in urination
Extreme fatigue / fainting
Low blood pressure
Rapid heart rate
Anxiety and depression
The best treatment option for Hyperemesis Gravidarum is IV Vitamin Therapy. It allows the pregnant woman to replenish the fluids and nutrients lost due to vomiting to ensure the baby gets all the necessary nutrition. Many parents even chose IV Vitamin Therapy leading up to the pregnancy because it gives their baby the best chance at a healthy development.
Williams Obstetrics Twenty-Second Ed. Cunningham, F. Gary, et al, Ch. 49., HER Foundation, www.hyperemesis.org.