Being pregnant doesn't mean that you won't get general aches, colds, allergies, and headaches; but it does mean you need...
Being pregnant doesn't mean that you won't get general aches, colds, allergies, and headaches; but it does mean you need to be extra picky about the medications you use to treat your ailment. aromatherapyThere is no perfectly safe drug to ingest while you're pregnant - or at least to date, sciences has never proven that a drug is safe for your unborn baby. That said, if you have a headache try natural methods first such as:
  • Eat a small snack.
  • Apply a warm washcloth or small rice sock to your neck, or the front and sides of your face if you have a sinus headache.
  • If you feel a tension headache try a cold cloth on your neck only.
  • Massage.
  • Light some soothing essential oil candles, stretch out, and relax.
  • Drink plenty of water.
Then move on to holistic and traditional medications; but always check with your health care provider first...
  • Rub a dash of lavender and peppermint essential oil, diluted in a tbs of apricot or other massage oil, down your temple line and along the back of your neck, just under the hairline.
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is the safest pregnancy headache over-the-counter med to take for a headache.
Warning!: Never take aspirin or NSAIDS (found in things like Advil), without the direct advice of your health care provider. Both can be very dangerious for your unborn baby and you during pregnancy.

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