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Using the bathroom too much???? (maybe tmi)

Most women when they are pregnant complain that they can not go number 2 that often today alone I have gone 6 time should I be worried or should I just be thankful that I am not constipated

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Asked by lazo060109 at 9:41 PM on Jun. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Well if you are at the end of your pregnancy and due you might be getting ready for labor. A lot of women have diarrhea when labor is imminent.

    Answer by Clarity_Faith at 9:42 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • What Clarity said.

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 9:43 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I agree with the first PP.

    Answer by GigantaursMommy at 9:45 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • no I am just at the beginning I am only 11 weeks along that is why I am concerned and it is not diarrhea I am going regularly...not like liquid just a lot

    Comment by lazo060109 (original poster) at 9:45 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • it's just a soft serve poop which is fine and healthy. it's only unhealthy when it is watery but if it's just very soft then you're fine. you're lucky, it's better to get a soft serve than a big hard painful log

    Answer by aliishott2 at 9:48 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • thanks I just wanted to make sure that everything was okay cuz I have been reading a bunch of other posts where women are struggling to use the bathroom while pregnant. So I was worried that this was not normal. Thanks a bunch ladies.

    Comment by lazo060109 (original poster) at 9:50 PM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • taking prenatal vitamines is what usually causes some constipation due to the iron and other abundance of vitamines. Diet has a lot to do with it too. There are foods that will cause you to go like that. I have been taking a probiotic vitamin as well as my prenatals to help with the constipation(wich has worked), but also would regulate you. But I would talk to your doctor to make sure it's ok for you to take especially if it's a daily problem. And it is expensive.

    Answer by ibdezy at 8:26 PM on Jun. 30, 2010

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