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Avoiding Constipation While You Are Pregnant

Avoiding Constipation While You Are Pregnant

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  • 1newbaby 11-03-07 | 12:32 PM
  • Constipation is, unfortunately, a common problem for pregnant women. Here are some ways to avoid this painful and frustrating situation:[LIST][*]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.[/LIST]Do you have any other suggestions that may work?

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