Bladder infections are common during pregnancy, this is how to treat them

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A mild bladder infection can be treated by drinking lots of fluids and one litre of cranberry juice daily.
A mild bladder infection can be treated by drinking lots of fluids and one litre of cranberry juice daily.

If you've just survived some of the typical bladder discomforts of the first trimester and you're looking forward to some welcome relief in this department over the next few months, we're sorry to be the bearer of bad news. Bladder infections, called cystitis, are just as likely to strike over the whole course of your pregnancy.

Why are bladder infections common during pregnancy?

Bladder infections can happen at any time – but more so during pregnancy.

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