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constipation

I am sooo gassy and constipated this pregnancy.. i am 6 weeks.with my son i was sick this time ive only thrown up oce.. i get a lil queasy at time but not nearly as bad but i am super constipated.. i see the doc on march 3rd so i will ask for something thne but until then is there anything i can do?

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JrsMommy07

Asked by JrsMommy07 at 7:24 AM on Feb. 25, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • you can drink cranberry juice that will help
    wendy232425

    Answer by wendy232425 at 7:25 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • natural laxitives lol grapes yogurt plums ect. that will fix you with out hurting baby
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 7:30 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • You can also try applesauce. Apples have an enzyme that helps to "move things along" plus the applesauce has fiber which will also help.
    cat0325

    Answer by cat0325 at 9:12 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • Ive had that same problem. I found that drinking fluids helps to ward off constipation. That doesn't mean you have to drink water all the time, just a good amount of fluids. i bought some Metamucil and my prenatal vitamin has a stool softner built into the pill. doing some phyisical activity such as walking or moving around. You want to stay on top of it because constipation can lead to hemroids.
    lawstudentmommy

    Answer by lawstudentmommy at 10:20 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • try natural remedies first, cuz it's best for baby; especially in the first trimester.
    Eat lots of fruits and veggies, and try a fiber supplement. like something that mixes in your drinks or food, with no taste.
    Destiny13

    Answer by Destiny13 at 10:22 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

  • Oh, and drink at least 2 liters of water a day. When you reach the second trimester drink at least 3 liters, and the 3rd trimester: 4 liters. Not only will it help constipation, but it will help you to feel better all over!
    Destiny13

    Answer by Destiny13 at 10:25 AM on Feb. 25, 2009

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