I have now been pregnant for 38 weeks. In these 38 weeks, I have fallen sick with the common cold on three separate occasions, and nearly twice more. With a weakened immune system from growing a new human in my body, I had the opportunity to experiment with different remedies. My usual go to remedies for colds and flus include vitamin C and D, elderberry syrup, eating raw garlic and washing it down with apple juice, and miso soup made with chicken broth and garnished with green onions. When taking these at the first sign of feeling a cold coming on, for me, a tickle in the throat and feeling run down, I can usually prevent or greatly reduce the severity and shorten the duration of being sick.
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