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Is it safe to drink diet tea to help you poop if you are pregnant?

I have a major blockage. Is diet tea ok to drink? It has herbs in it that helps you go after a couple of hours.

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:16 PM on Jul. 9, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (6)
  • No. :(

    Try some Colace. I was told to take 2, twice a day for blockage.

    You can piggyback some prune juice and decaf tea with that.

    ImaginationMama

    Answer by ImaginationMama at 1:19 PM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • Prune juice is a tried-and-true method that's very safe while pregnant.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 1:20 PM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • I would say no...talk with your doctor.
    michaux

    Answer by michaux at 1:20 PM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • Def prune juice I have sisters who are pregnant and the doc recommends this as safest bet
    heartsicksiren

    Answer by heartsicksiren at 1:31 PM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • I don't know if it is a safe way while pregnant. Really I never knew it made you poop at all. I use green tea. I would suggest supositories to get your bowels moving. You do have to insert them in your rectom, but they work quickly.
    mdswoman

    Answer by mdswoman at 2:06 PM on Jul. 9, 2011

  • if you eat lots of fresh fruit and veggies that will help you too
    mamawilbur

    Answer by mamawilbur at 2:03 PM on Jul. 9, 2011

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