]by Justine Deputy, RN, MSN[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Cold season is here and when you are pregnant, it can seem even worse! Here are some tips to help you get through being sick during pregnancy. 

Clear Sinuses

  • Neti Pot
  • Saline Nasal Spray
  • Water – Drink lots!
  • Cool Mist Vaporizer

Sore Throat

  • Warm Water with Honey and Lemon
  • Saltwater Gargle


  • For information about safe medications click here.

Most importantly…

Make sure you rest! You body needs extra rest while you are fighting a cold and it is even more important while pregnant.

If you are ever concerned about how you are feeling, have a fever, or have additional questions make sure to contact your midwife or doctor.

Questions about what is safe postpartum while breastfeeding? Click here for information from Balanced Breastfeeding.