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    Default Bronchitis first symptom

    Hi allI found out I was pregnant earlier this week, my first symptom was a cold, stuffy nose and bronchitis, now a week later after it started I still have a chesty cold.I've done this farSteamNasal Salt water sprayVicksCough losengers PanadolAny other ideas? I'm finding it really hard to go to work at the minute.Thanks in advance

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    I've had bronchitis during preg's and it is meds and rest that will fix you. Not worth having it drag on during pregnancy, as it is exhausting enough without being sick!!

    Got a gp that you can see?

    Do you get sick leave? If you do, put yourself and belly baby first.

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    Thanks for the advice Que Sera. I am booked in for the GP at today, I want a day off work but it is such a bad time of year.
    i think you may have just convinced me to take the day off.

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    Lol! Yep, take your sick leave and never feel guilty for it.

    You will have plenty of reasons to take sick leave later on too!

    If you end up being told to use ventolin, don't be stressed about that either. Better that you can breathe properly and sleep rather than coughing up a storm.

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    Wise words thankyou!!!!
    Such a full on time at work and I there is so much expectations on my although it's my fault almost as I had given work my focus over 10 years it going to be a challenge trying to find a balance and finding my new focus will be family/kids.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rosie1980 View Post
    Wise words thankyou!!!!
    Such a full on time at work and I there is so much expectations on my although it's my fault almost as I had given work my focus over 10 years it going to be a challenge trying to find a balance and finding my new focus will be family/kids.
    You'll be right! If work gets in the way too much, find something that does suit you. It takes time to work out what that balance is but it is possible to have a good career and kids. Mat leave is a great time for reevaluating things and for trying out some options before you go back. Most dads don't do their head in stressing about this stuff, so neither should we!


 

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