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Constipation during Pregnancy


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    Constipation during Pregnancy

    Constipation during Pregnancy

    Constipation is a very common problem in pregnancy. More than 50% of the women faces this problem during their pregnancy journey.
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    Constipation Causes:
    There are few main causes of constipation in pregnant women.

    1. One of the main causes is progesterone the pregnancy hormone which makes the bowel less active.
    2. Dehydration - Insufficient amount of water in the body.
    3. Some iron supplements may also cause constipation.
    4. Stress.


    Natural Remedies for Constipation:
    1. Drink plenty of water at least 3 liters of water per day
    2. Exercise regularly, to stimulate the bowel movements
    3. Eat high-fiber vegetables and fruits.
    4. Eating plenty of fruits and dry fruits like dates and raisins


    Foods to avoid during pregnancy for Constipation
    1. Avoid foods that are low in fiber content such as potato, rice, white bread etc.
    2. Do not drink fluids containing tea or coffee.
    3. Don't take any stool softeners or laxatives without the consultation of a doctor.


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    Re: Constipation during Pregnancy

    Very valuable information. Thank you Rudhraa!

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    Re: Constipation during Pregnancy

    Some more Remedies for Constipation During Pregnancy

    • A glass of fruit juice every day can be taken to relieve from constipation
    • Drinking a warm liquid right after waking up also will be helpful.
    • Walking and yoga can help to ease constipation.



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    Re: Constipation during Pregnancy

    Hi Rudraa,

    Thank u for the information. It will be very useful .


    Lakschellam

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    Re: Constipation during Pregnancy

    Very useful information Rudhra & Shakthi, thanks.


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    Re: Constipation during Pregnancy

    Indeed more useful information for the women who are expecting.....thanks for sharing Ruthraa and Sakthi


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    Re: Constipation during Pregnancy

    Very useful sharings

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