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morning sickness drip

Is it Safe to Get An IV Drip During Pregnancy?

IV therapy for morning sickness(Pregnancy Drip) is a fast and safe way for pregnant women to get relief from symptoms. Only if they are administered by healthcare workers with the appropriate knowledge and training. At Gen X our drips are administered by experienced Doctors. Unlike other clinics with us, you will be cleared by a medical professional prior to receiving your drip. This ensures safety for you and your baby. Only Doctors can give you that medical reassurance.

What’s in a Morning Sickness IV?

You may be wondering what’s in a typical IV treatment. Fluids administered intravenously (IV) in this drip contain Vitamin B6. We can also personalize these infusions, additionally if your case is severe you can have a consultation with our doctor who can prescribe medication which will be added to your infusion.

 

Saline solution

Normal saline is a mixture of water and sodium chloride. This helps pregnant women stay hydrated in order to form amniotic fluid, produce extra blood volume, build new tissue, carry nutrients, and help indigestion.

 

Vitamin B6

A form of vitamin B6 called pyridoxine is used. It regulates the brain chemicals serotonin and dopamine, which control emotions. However, in the case of morning sickness, pyridoxine helps reduce nausea and the risk of heart disease. It is found in many foods, so it’s something your body already has.

We can also add other vitamins to your drip to help you during your pregnancy for the health of you and your baby. The pregnancy drip is designed to assist with your morning sickness symptoms.

R1200 – 1 Litre Saline (Drip time 1-2hrs)

 

Pregnancy Drip

Pyridoxine is also known as vitamin B6. It is an important nutrient that has many bodily functions. These functions include the production of neurotransmitters, red blood cells, and hormones.

Vomiting and nausea are common during pregnancy, there are a couple of factors that contribute to this unfurling increased levels of progesterone which can slow down digestion and thus cause nausea. Vitamin B6 may be effective at curbing nausea and vomiting because it helps regulate progesterone.

The Vitamin B6 in our Pregnancy Drip helps to regulate the brain’s response to nausea and vomiting.

 

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