+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,497
    Thanks
    364
    Thanked
    337
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Breathing difficulty.

    Good morning ladies, how are we all feeling?
    Due to the hot weather, as well as drinking water like a fish, I'm getting a dry mouth and sometimes find it hard to breath or my heart beats very fast.
    Just wondering if this would affect baby? As in the breathing mostly. Thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    14
    Reviews
    0
    HI there. I'm in my third trimester and have got your symptoms too. Had them since my 2nd trimester. I was worried about my pounding heart particularly when laying down as I could really feel it thumping. I've told my OBGYN and midwife and they aren't worried . Just emphasized to keep drinking as dehydration isn't good. Hope this helps

  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Toryjoy For This Useful Post:

    Nafsika  (02-02-2014)

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Adelaide
    Posts
    2,497
    Thanks
    364
    Thanked
    337
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Toryjoy View Post
    HI there. I'm in my third trimester and have got your symptoms too. Had them since my 2nd trimester. I was worried about my pounding heart particularly when laying down as I could really feel it thumping. I've told my OBGYN and midwife and they aren't worried . Just emphasized to keep drinking as dehydration isn't good. Hope this helps
    Thank you for your response, appreciate it.
    It is concerning. I think a lot of water but this weather is just awful (Adelaide) keeping my fluids up.
    Just wondered if breathing difficulty harmed baby. Hope not.

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    21,647
    Thanks
    15,089
    Thanked
    11,255
    Reviews
    14
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 postsDiamond Star - 20,000 posts
    Awards:
    Busiest Member of the WeekBusiest Member of the Week - week ended 5/2/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 31/10/14Busiest Member of the Week - week ended 24/10/14Busiest Member of the Week
    Always get breathing difficulty checked.

  6. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to LoveLivesHere For This Useful Post:

    headoverfeet  (02-02-2014),KaraB  (02-02-2014)

  7. #5
    headoverfeet's Avatar
    headoverfeet is offline The truth will set you free, but first it will **** you off. -Gloria Steinem
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    Australia
    Posts
    18,954
    Thanks
    3,142
    Thanked
    4,892
    Reviews
    1
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    100 Posts in a week
    Get your iron checked too OP

  8. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    11
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    0
    Reviews
    0
    Hello
    I am the 2nd trimester now & have same symptoms; though I do not think this affects baby, so do not worry!
    the most important thing now is not to worry!

    take care & have a nice day!
    Narmina

  9. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    141
    Thanks
    101
    Thanked
    45
    Reviews
    0
    Get your iron levels checked as ferritin is what 'sticks' oxygen to your blood.

    Also double check it's not indigestion, increased blood gas levels could result in these symptoms.

    Xx

  10. #8
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Posts
    664
    Thanks
    550
    Thanked
    277
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Or anxiety. If you are feeling hot and anxious about it it leads to over breathing.
    Def get a check up, can't hurt.

  11. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    974
    Thanks
    541
    Thanked
    343
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Sometimes over breathing can make you feel like you are not breathing enough, ie hyperventilating. I do that and feels awful and sends heart rate high. I would mention to dr and if not medical try spending 5 mins each morning breathing slowly - aiming for less than 5 breaths a minute. I put my hand on my belly too to make sure I breathe calmly - belly out on in breath, in on out. These 5 mins worked really good for me to calm me and stop my over breathing. Also we do need to breathe more in pregnancy so we become more aware of this usually natural thing. But do see your gp to get it checked out


 

Similar Threads

  1. How many expecting Mum's are experiencing difficulty sleeping?
    By Locobex in forum Third Trimester Chat
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 26-03-2014, 05:49
  2. bottle aversion feeding difficulty
    By blossumbaby in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 15-10-2013, 15:17
  3. Replies: 13
    Last Post: 16-08-2013, 20:24

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Shapland Swim Schools
Shapland's at participating schools offer free baby orientation classes once a month - no cost no catches. Your baby will be introduced to our "natural effects" orientation program develop by Shapland's over 3 generations, its gentle and enjoyable.
sales & new stuffsee all
The Health Hub
Give a new mum a fitness boost for Christmas & New Year. Studio-based, small group training sessions - cardio, strength, core, Pilates & boxing. Choice of 16 hrs per week, flexible-arrival feature - bubs & kids welcome! Gift vouchers available.
featured supporter
Heinz Baby Basics
Our BPA Free range offers you a choice for every stage of your baby’s feeding development. You’ll love our brilliant colours, inspired designs and innovative features. Heinz Baby Basics caters for your baby’s needs!
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!