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A 27-year-old female asked:

What are fibre foods to eat in pregnancy i am suffering with constipation but drinking water and eating healthily+ lots of fruit it is quite painful?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Fiber supplement?: It sounds like you are doing many of the right things. The best high fiber foods are fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains. Water is important too. If this is not working then try adding some prunes or prune juice. If you continue having constipation try adding a fiber supplement such as metamucil.
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