During the 13th week of pregnancy, on the background of hormonal changes of the expectant mother there may be reduced the intestinal peristaltic function, leading to constipation. Also, due to the constant pressure of the growing uterus on the intestine an expectant mother may experience difficulty with defecation, and heartburn.

If the body of a pregnant woman lacks certain trace elements, she may experience cramps in the calf muscles of the legs, especially during the night. This problem is explained by a period of active growth of the fetus and the formation of its various organs and systems. Most often the expectant mother lacks calcium, potassium and magnesium. Also, muscle cramps can appear due to the decrease in blood sugar levels, and varicose veins. At occurrence of cramps it is necessary to inform the gynecologist who conducts the pregnancy – he will recommend measures aimed at reducing the unpleasant symptoms.

Hypotension – decrease in blood pressure, which may occur after the formation of the placenta-uterine circle of blood circulation. Symptoms of this disease are weakness, dizziness, headache, fainting, which, in general, do not cause problems for the unborn child, but seriously complicate the life of the expectant mother.

If the pressure has dropped greatly, there is a reduction of the peripheral blood vessels in the female organism (which are located in the uterus) which may cause insufficient blood supply to the fetus. In the case of hypotension a complete rest and a varied diet are required. daily walks in the fresh air, restore, special exercises, exercises in the pool, Kneipp run are also good for the body pressure of a pregnant woman.