Danger from PM 2.5 dust to pregnant women

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Dust, which we cannot see, can affect the health of the unborn child. What should mothers be careful of?

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somchai Thanawatanacharoen, physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, stated that PM 2.5 is fine dust or fine particulate matter, size 2.5 micrometers, which was found to exceed the danger limit set by the World Health Organization in many places in Bangkok. Very small dust particles enter the air sacs of the lungs. Can cause symptoms It also passes to other organs in the body. and can clog the blood vessel walls Prolonged exposure to the body can lead to serious diseases. โปรโมชั่น ufabet

Associate Professor Dr. Panthipa Chatchatri, Chulalongkorn Hospital, Thai Red Cross Society, stated that pregnant women should especially avoid pollution. Especially for women who are less than 6 months pregnant because it may affect the development of the fetus.

Danger from PM 2.5 dust to mothers

  • Increases the risk of preeclampsia in the pregnant mother.
  • Risk of premature birth
  • There may be a risk of asthma symptoms in pregnant mothers.

Danger from PM 2.5 dust to the fetus

  • Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDs)
  • underweight Increased risk of having a baby who weighs less
  • Asthma
  • There is a higher rate of infants with autism.
  • Found birth defects in laboratory animals.

Pregnant women Long-term exposure to PM 2.5 dust should be avoided. Especially the first trimester of pregnancy. and should wear a mask Always take precautions if you inevitably have to go out.

How to avoid PM 2.5

The outside air level according to the standard is the AQ level! Not more than 50 or PM 2.5 not more than 37 micrograms/cubic meter. If more than this You should do the following:

  1. You should close the doors and windows completely. Be careful not to let the room be too hot.
  2. Do not smoke or burn incense in the building.
  3. Mop the floor using a wet cloth. To reduce the spread of dust.
  4. If there is high pollution inside the building You should use an air conditioner or air purifier that can remove PM 2.5.