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Unformatted text preview: dard unit per day. C Smoking in pregnancy There are specific risks of smoking during There pregnancy (such as the risk of having a baby with low birth weight and preterm). baby The benefits of quitting at any stage The A should be emphasized. should Women who are unable to quit smoking Women during pregnancy should be encouraged to reduce smoking. to B Cannabis use in pregnancy Cannabis use in pregnancy The direct effects of cannabis on the The fetus are uncertain but may be harmful. Cannabis use is associated with Cannabis smoking, which is known to be smoking, harmful; therefore, women should be discouraged from using cannabis C during pregnancy. during Air travel during pregnancy Air travel during pregnancy Pregnant women should be Pregnant informed that long-haul air travel is associated with an increased risk of venous thrombosis. risk Wearing correctly fitted Wearing compression stockings is effective at reducing the risk. at B Car travel during Car travel during pregnancy Pregnant women should be Pregnant informed about the correct use of seat belts (that is, three-point seatbelts ‘above and below the bump, not over it’). not B Traveling abroad during pregnancy Traveling abroad during pregnancy If pregnant women are If planning to travel abroad, they should discuss considerations such as flying, vaccinations and travel insurance. GPP travel Management of Management of common symptoms of pregnancy Nausea and vomiting Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy Most cases of nausea and vomiting Most in pregnancy will resolve spontaneously within 16 to 20 weeks of gestation. weeks Nausea and vomiting are not Nausea usually associated with a poor A pregnancy outcome. Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy If a woman requests or would like to If consider treatment, the following interventions appear to be effective in reducing symptoms: reducing non-pharmacological – ginger ginger – P6 acupressure P6 pharmacological pharmacological – antihistamines. antihistamines. A Heartburn Heartburn Women who present with symptoms Women of heartburn in pregnancy should be offered information...
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