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Loose Bowels?

Okay so ALL DAY long-- I've been farting NONSTOP! And every time I go to pee, It's like my butt just opens right up!! I have the flu, so I'm constantly coughing.. and every time I cough I have to squeeze my butt together so I don't fart! I've also been pooping soooo easily. I didn't eat anything abnormal that would cause this.

Is this what "loose bowels" means?
If so, how long does this usually last before you would deliver?

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Asked by Anonymous at 10:31 PM on Feb. 22, 2009 in Pregnancy

Answers (4)
  • How far along are you??

    Answer by ashtonjames at 10:38 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • 38 weeks and 2 days

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:39 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • Loose bowels can be a sign of early labor, but not always. It's kind of your body's way of cleaning itself out before delivery

    Answer by pinkbutterfly at 10:41 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

  • The last about 3 to 4 weeks I had loose bowels off and on. I kept thinking maybe its a sign, but nothing. And then when I was in actuall labor and was at the hospital I got them again.Pink butterfly is right. Theres not much you can do about it. Just try to hold out. your almost done.

    Answer by ashtonjames at 10:43 PM on Feb. 22, 2009

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