Overheating During Pregnancy
How do you know if your body is overheated?
9 January 2013
Hyperthermia is the medical term for overheating which may lead to pregnancy complications and may cause contractions that could lead to pre-mature delivery birth defects.
- Dizziness or feeling lightheaded.
- Nausea or headaches.
- Muscle cramps and/or an increase of body temperature.
- More than five contractions or cramps per hour.
- Bright red vaginal bleeding.
- Swelling or puffiness of the face or hands, which are signs of preeclampsia.
- Continuous vomiting.
- Low, dull backache.
- Intense pelvic pressure.