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Ahem. . constipation

I hate it! I almost cried yesterday because of this nasty pregnancy side effect! What else can I do besides drink prune juice and take dulcolax can I do to prevent this!?


Asked by Amber211 at 10:54 PM on Feb. 21, 2010 in Pregnancy

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Answers (8)
  • fiber!

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:56 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • Raisin Bran. Everyday. Whatever brand has the highest amount of bran. I would literally burst into tears if I woke up to an empty box. Good luck!

    Answer by jcsscfam5 at 10:56 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • avoid dairy products!

    and you can drink other juices besides prune (or plain water) I hate prune juice!

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:56 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • eat prunes my lady! at night before you go to bed, have about 7-10 of them, yes they are nasty, but i swear it will give you soft stools everyday. and the weird thing is about prunes is....they look like little assholes haha

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:18 PM on Feb. 21, 2010

  • Bananas. There were weeks at a time where there was hardly anything in my kitchen other than bananas.

    Answer by flitpixie at 1:37 AM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • lol clementines definately lol too many will give you runs so be careful

    Answer by SuperSavy at 3:35 AM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • i plug my nose and eat about 3 to 4 purnes(b4 bed) if I haven't gone in a day and usually the next day it works like a charm.. I would also try the cereal to that helps me to ! good luck

    Answer by randilinn at 8:44 AM on Feb. 22, 2010

  • eat a bowl of oatmeal everyday or oatmeal products, eat apples and strawberries, only consume whole grain/whole wheat breads and cereals, drink LOTS of water, get adequete amount of exercise, and relax if you can:-)

    Answer by annaica at 2:20 PM on Feb. 22, 2010