Constipation During Pregnancy: Causes, Symptoms & Remedies (Video)
Constipation makes you feel constantly bloated, gassy, and uncomfortable. Typical constipation symptoms include infrequent bowel movements, lumpy and hard stools painful to pass, and abdominal pain relief by bowel movements.
Pregnancy hormones are the reasons for constipation.
You can try these remedies to handle constipation:
- Switch to a high-fiber diet. Try to take 25 to 30 grams per day of dietary fiber from fruits, vegetables, breakfast cereals, whole-grain bread
- Drink 10 to 12 cups of fluids each day. It is the combination of a high fiber diet and plenty of liquids that best help you eliminate your waste
- Eat five or six smaller meals to help with constipation relief
- Try to exercise three times a week for 20 to 30 minutes each