Baby Corner

Baby, Trying to Conceive and Pregnancy Message Boards

Member Login

Baby Corner Message Board > Pregnancy Message Boards > Pregnancy, Labor & Childbirth Avoiding Constipation While You Are Pregnant

Avoiding Constipation While You Are Pregnant

Post Reply Post New Topic  

Thread Tools Display Modes

Old 11-03-07, 01:32 PM
Community Member
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 39
Thanked 0 Times
Points: 1
Level: 1
Weekly Activity 2%
Default Avoiding Constipation While You Are Pregnant

Constipation is, unfortunately, a common problem for pregnant women. Here are some ways to avoid this painful and frustrating situation:
  • Drink more fluid than normal. Carry water bottles with you and try to consume at least 10 to 12 glasses of water every day.
  • Reduce or eliminate caffeine consumption. Caffeine acts as a diuretic and eliminates much of the water you need for smooth digestion.
  • Stay active by walking at least 20 minutes each day.
  • Gradually add fiber-rich foods, which act as a natural laxative, to your diet.
Do you have any other suggestions that may work?

Link edited out!

Last edited by BnBMommy; 11-03-07 at 01:43 PM.
Reply With Quote
Latest Articles
Pregnant Woman's Guide to The Zika Virus
Get the latest information about the zika virus during pregnancy including how to protect your unborn baby or infant, signs and symptoms, complications, and prevention.

Fetal Development Video
Video showing how a fetus developed during the 40 weeks of pregnancy. Fetal Development Video

Adventure Vacations with Your New Family Are Possible
If you spent time as a couple exploring vast areas of the world, that doesn't have to end just because you have a new baby. Here are 6 tips to make your vacations fun for the whole family. Plus, vacation ideas to help you get started.

The "Mozart" Effect: How Music Helps Your Baby's Development
Can your baby really be smarter if your listen to Mozart, or other classical music, during pregnancy?

What to Expect Postpartum: Your Period
The postpartum period brings many changes to a woman's body. Learn what to expect with your period including when it will return and warning signs to watch out for.

July 2018 Baby Photo Contest Winner
July 2018 Winner
Congratulations Willow!

Calculators & Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:48 PM.

Pregnancy | Fertility | Baby | Toddler | Community | Baby Names

About Baby Corner | Advertising | Editorial | Contact Baby Corner | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright © 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.