toxoplasmosis

Pets during pregnancy

Many people planning the birth of a child, decide to have a pet, believing that if the child will grow up with a cat or a dog, it will bring him lots of joy and teach to love animals. But if a woman is in the position it needs to be very careful with Pets during pregnancy, because sometimes contact with them can lead to the most unpredictable and dangerous consequences!

Of course, if you already have a pet, you don’t have to look for new housing during your pregnancy, but you should protect yourself and your child from any potential danger.

Is it safe to keep dogs and cats?

When it comes to choosing Pets, the most popular are dogs and cats. Dog is man’s best friend, but if your house is inhabited by a large breed, make sure that it was not possible to jump you on your stomach, especially if you visilite in a chair or lie on the sofa. Try to shift responsibilities for daily walks and play with my dog on my husband.

Preferably, as soon as you decide to get pregnant, to make the dog all the necessary vaccinations. If you do not have time to do before pregnancy, make sure you vaccinate your dog before the appearance in your home newborn baby!

Cats – the second most common pet. But pregnant women should be very careful when handling the cat, as it may be a carrier of a dangerous disease for pregnant women – toxoplasmosis! Continue reading

What dangerous diseases can infect Pets?

Cats, dogs, parrots – without them our life would be much duller. But not only the joy Pets bring. Sometimes the cat bites its own could cost lives, and playing with a dog – long treatment at infections. What diseases can infect domestic animals and how to protect yourself from it?

It often happens that a dangerous animal disease is harmless and not contagious to people and Vice versa. However, there are also zoonotic infections – diseases that humans can get infected from “smaller brothers”.

Helminthiasis (worms) and parasitic diseases

Your dog or cat can end by infectious diseases with helminths. Animals pick up the infection together with food (infected meat, fish and even flies), contaminated water, and through the bites of mosquito vector larvae (as happens when dirofilariasis) and accidental ingestion of eggs of worms, for example, with your street shoes. After that, the worms – flat, round, tape worms parasitize in the intestinal tract and the bodies of cats and dogs. To do this, the worms are long and quietly. So, the owner runs the risk of Contracting helminth infections, if you forget to wash your hands after playing with pet or neglect the rules of hygiene when cleaning his toilet.

What you can catch from cats or dogs?

Toxoplasmosis . Berekeningen toxoplasmosis can cause severe destruction and the death of the fetus, and all the rest in danger of liver, heart, lymph nodes, headaches, cramps, etc. Continue reading

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