Seasonal allergies during pregnancy

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - In this week's Neighborhood Health Watch we will give you some helpful information and tips regarding allergies during pregnancy.

In Henrico, Courtney Legum-Wenk is connecting seasonal allergies and pregnancy.

Symptoms include sinusitis, nasal drip, dry cough, watery and red eyes.

Limit exposure to allergens, and exercise regularly.

When treating anything during pregnancy, we must always balance the potential risks and benefits of medications utilized during this time. If symptoms continue for greater than seven days, worsen, or fevers begin you must be evaluated by your provider.

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