During and after pregnancy, there are many changes that occur both physically and emotionally throughout your body. While your hormones are readjusting and your emotions are high the last thing you want to deal with is a new physical ailment. Because every woman and every pregnancy is different it’s hard to prepare yourself for what’s to come. At Pawleys Island Compound Pharmacy we can help alleviate some of your physical challenges which can make all the difference in your comfort level and quality of life.
According to morning sickness statistics, about 75 percent of pregnant women experience morning sickness to some degree. Those who have mild symptoms are the lucky ones. For the women who have more severe cases, however, the feeling of nausea and vomiting can greatly interfere with their ability to function normally in everyday life. With a doctor’s prescription, we can customize an anti-nausea medication for you based on your specific needs. The form in which the medication is taken as well as the strength can be adjusted to best suit you.
Another very common health ailment that tends to occur, especially during the third trimester, are hemorrhoids. If you happen to be one of the unfortunate people to get them, you know how uncomfortable and sometimes very painful they can be. Nothing is worse than feeling constant discomfort and pain on top of everything else that you may be experiencing during this time. Our pharmacist Lewis Waldrep, can create a perfect formula to help you heal and find relief.
After giving birth your body will need time to heal as it has been through a trauma. For some, this healing process will be the end of the pregnancy and post-pregnancy woes but for others there may be other bumps along the road. Although it is not for everyone, breastfeeding along with nutrition, also facilitates the bonding and nurturing experience between a mother and child. For some women however, it can be extremely difficult and painful. It is not uncommon to experience cracked and bleeding nipples making it very challenging to continue to breastfeed. At our pharmacy we can create a special nipple cream to help heal and sooth your skin allowing you to continue feeding and bonding with your child.
At Pawleys Island Compound Pharmacy we care about our patients as individuals and customize formulas to assist best with their specific needs. Although these were just a few examples of what we are capable of, the possibilities are endless. Why live in pain and discomfort when we can help improve your quality of life.