Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

hi cafe moms is it normal to get heartburn the first stage of pregnancy?

Answer Question
 
ericaandfranke

Asked by ericaandfranke at 4:05 PM on Jun. 28, 2009 in Trying to Conceive

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (7)
  • My SIL had it her entire pregnancy, it got worse towards the end.
    mom2twobabes

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 4:06 PM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • i had heartburn through out my pregnancy!!! it was horrible!!! but the doctor said it was ok to take zantac. and also try chewing on a peice of celery it helps, dont eat it just chew it! and dont take zantac without talking to your doc. every pregnancy is different so best bet it to talk to him first. mine was horrible though it would keep me up at night so yeah. but the celery does work too i just didnt know while i was pregnant. thank goodness for zantac then though.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:17 PM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • it also keeps me up all nite. it feels like a burning sensation in my throat
    ericaandfranke

    Answer by ericaandfranke at 4:27 PM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • talk to your doctor and ask if you can take zantac or try the celery. a pharmacist should be able to tell you whats safe and not safe as well.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:46 PM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • Absoutely, every women's body is different. typically it more then likely will get worse as you go in your pregnancy. Zantac and tums will work great for that. Just be sure to ask your doctor before you take anything!
    Good luck to you!
    Sillylins

    Answer by Sillylins at 6:38 PM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • normal??? i had it my whole pregnancy
    stephania01

    Answer by stephania01 at 10:54 PM on Jun. 28, 2009

  • I never had heartburn until I got pregnant. It was awful!
    tykesmommy

    Answer by tykesmommy at 11:45 AM on Jun. 29, 2009

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN