Honey has long been known for its healing properties. This delicious treat can help a person in the treatment of many diseases. And, unlike drugs, it has basically no side effects and contraindications, so expecting mothers like to chew honey and use this product to treat various diseases. But is honey completely safe during pregnancy? After all, during the period of carrying a child, a woman needs to very competently select the products for her diet. Consider whether it is possible to get pregnant with honey, and how to properly consume this product during pregnancy.

 

Properties of honey

 

Honey contains more than 70 nutrients which are needed by the human body for normal development. Vitamin composition of honey is very diverse. It contains vitamins C, K, E, vitamins B and carotene. But the main thing is that the combination of vitamins in honey is in the best ratio with mineral salts, which greatly increases their digestibility and biological activity.

Honey contains many micro-and macro elements that have a beneficial effect on the human body:

  • iron is necessary for the circulatory system and cellular respiration;
  • potassium positively affects the work of the heart;
  • calcium is an element of bone tissue;
  • copper activates the oxidative processes in the body;
  • nickel is needed to accelerate the regeneration of blood cells;
  • manganese participates in the synthesis of vitamin C, the work of the adrenal glands;
  • Magnesium increases the immunity required for normal functioning of the nervous system.

In addition, honey contains a large amount of fructose (40%) and glucose (35%). These substances improve the supply of cardiac muscle, the work of the nervous system and the metabolism of the body.

Many properties of honey are not yet fully researched. However, it is known that it has cardioprotective, antibacterial, antiprotozoal, antihypertensive, antifungal effects. Honey is also useful during pregnancy because it has a positive effect on the reproductive system.

 

The future mother needs essential nutrients, vitamins and trace elements. Honey is capable of providing a woman to many of them. In addition, this medicinal product can relieve the woman of some conditions that accompany her pregnancy.

So, many women in a particular condition are suffering from toxicosis, which is characterized by nausea, vomiting, dizziness, intolerance to some odors. And here they will come to the rescue with honey. Some pregnant women just eat a spoon of honey on an empty stomach, while others add a spoon of tea honey and a few drops of lemon juice in a glass of warm water. Such drink is drunk on an empty stomach, right after awakening.

Often a pregnant woman has problems with the digestive system in the form of constipation, flatulence and bloating. In this case, she is recommended to take honey 2-3 teaspoons 20-30 minutes before eating thrice a day. Honey contains enzymes that improve the functioning of all organs of the digestive tract, relieve abdominal discomfort.

Often the future mother suffers from irritability, insomnia. In this case, they can use honey and milk during pregnancy. Every night dissolve a spoonful of honey in a glass of warm milk and drink before going to bed. Such milk provides a relaxing, soothing, immune-stimulating effect.

Honey is a very valuable and useful food product. But, at the same time, it is quite allergenic. Therefore, if a woman has a tendency to allergy, she should use honey very carefully. Even if before, a woman had no allergies to honey, during pregnancy, there is a risk of developing it. In addition, when excessive use of these delicacies in a child may develop a tendency to allergic reaction to honey. Therefore, it should be remembered that good is only what is used in the measure, and not to abuse honey.

Honey in pregnancy should be used with caution to women who are prone to low blood pressure. This product has the ability to reduce pressure. Well, of course, you need to be careful, and preferably after consulting a doctor, to take honey to those who suffer from diabetes or is overweight.

 

Treatment of honey during pregnancy

Experts indicate that different varieties of honey are slightly different from the content of nutrients, therefore it is recommended to use a certain variety for the treatment of certain diseases.

So, linden honey during pregnancy with a cold will have the strongest effect. It fights iruses and bacteria perfectly, and also effectively reduces body temperature.  You can add a spoon of linden honey in herbal tea (from chamomile, mint).

In order to prevent infectious diseases, especially during the epidemic of influenza and SARS, May honey is good. This kind of honey helps to increase the immunity of the body and support the work of the cardiovascular system.

Often expecting mothers suffer from decrease of hemoglobin in blood. In this case, the doctor will recommend taking buckwheat honey. However, it's worth knowing that honey from buckwheat has a hypotensive effect, that is, it lowers blood pressure. Therefore, such a sweet medicine can be used only to those women who have no tendency to reduce pressure. If after consuming honey a woman has unusual symptoms and discomfort, she needs immediately to inform her doctor.

We recommend reading:

  • Types of surrogate motherhoodTypes of surrogate motherhood Types of surrogate motherhood, their similarities and differences. What is surrogacy and who is a surrogate?Surrogacy definition is an assisted technology used in reproductive medicine. When used, the woman voluntarily agrees to endure and give birth to a child biologically not connected to her. The... more
  • Infertility Diagnosis Infertility Diagnosis Infertility is a complex medical and social problem. Today, more and more couples are faced with this disease. 12-17% of couples all over the world suffer from infertility.Infertility is the impossibility of conceiving a child during the period more than a year, provided that the couple does not use... more
  • What can you expect from intrauterine insemination?What can you expect from intrauterine insemination? Intrauterine insemination is historically the first method of artificial insemination. In 30s an intrauterine insemination was done during a natural cycle by injecting into the woman’s uterus the whole unprocessed semen. Intrauterine insemination is historically the first method of artificial insemi... more
  • Types of surrogacy motherhood: similarities, differences.Types of surrogacy motherhood: similarities, differences. Surrogacy motherhood is one of the most common assisted reproductive technologies, the essence of which is that a woman voluntarily carries and gives birth to a baby supposed to be brought up by biological parents. Such a woman is called a surrogate mother. Legally, the parents of this baby will be ... more
  • In Europe male fertility problems have raised to the "epidemic" level In Europe male fertility problems have raised to the "epidemic" level The BBC informs about new authoritative studies that have found a significant and ongoing decline in the number of sperm cells in male testicles in many countries. With current trends, this may lead to the fact that by 2060, a great deal of men will become infertile, an... more

 



Entering your comment.



* All your information is strictly confidential and will not be disclosed

Please, contact our coordinator, who will give you the detailed plan of the programme you are interested in and provide further assistance.

Entering your number, please, add your country`s code.


* All your information is strictly confidential and will not be disclosed

X
Super Deal! Only in November! Discount for the program - 5000 EUR! For more details, please, contact a coordinator or leave your message on the website and we will contact you back!
Super Deal! Only in November! Discount for the program - 5000 EUR! For more details, please, contact a coordinator or leave your message on the website and we will contact you back!
Наверх
Закрыть
X

If you have any questions, please, leave you phone number or email. Our consultant will keep in touch with you to answer all your questions.



For displaying of the personalized content this website uses cookies and other relevant technologies.By clicking OK or continuining using this website without changing cookies usage settings in your browser you give concent for the appliance of this technology.