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Oxygen for Pregnancy

Oxygen for Pregnancy

The health of the expectant mother and the unborn child is enhanced by increasing oxygen flow

Due to hormonal changes and increased demands from their growing infants, pregnant women need 20% extra oxygen. As the baby develops and grows, it may occasionally cause discomfort or difficulty breathing because it may be pressing against the diaphragm.

Is it normal to feel breathless in pregnancy?

For 60–70% of expecting mothers, shortness of breath is a problem. It is referred to as dyspnea, or air hunger, in medical jargon.

Due to the rise in the pregnancy hormone progesterone, breathing can feel laboured in the first trimester. Your body’s ability to absorb more oxygen into the bloodstream and expel carbon dioxide is increased. The body is overburdened by this process and gasps for oxygen. Breathing becomes more conscious as we get ready for the third trimester because even routine daily chores can feel like marathons. Breathlessness in late pregnancy is mostly brought on by an enlarging belly and a growing uterus. It is more difficult to take deep breaths as the uterus and fetus are expanding because they push the diaphragm and lungs upward.

Breathlessness Relief for Pregnant Mums

Pure oxygen enters your lungs directly when you breathe it in, which improves your body’s ability to absorb oxygen and satisfy the increased demands you and your unborn child have on it.

It is entirely chemical-free and organic. Even your babies can use it if they’re feeling ill or out of breath. Improve your sleep now, both you and your infant!

Tips to Overcoming Breathlessness during pregnancy

  1. Take your time and be patient with each work at hand. If necessary, ask your husband for assistance.
  2. With good posture, your lungs will have enough space to expand.
  3. Try different sleeping positions to discover the most comfortable position for yourself.
  4. Deep, slow breathing exercises help enhance oxygen flow to you and your baby.



All information presented herein serves as a general guideline, and is not intended as dispensing any medical advice(s). User(s) should consult their doctor to seek further clarification for any doubt. It is recommended to refer to this guide with sole discretion, thereby we shall not be held responsible for any part of the information as presented.

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