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Can pregnancy cause constipation?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Constipation: is a problem for some women during pregnancy.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

What causes constipation in pregnancy?

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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology 36 years experience
Hormones: Progesterone is important to keeping your baby in your womb. It also is responsible for making you feel fatigue and bloated. The bloating is from slowing of your intestines, which can also be called constipation. A high fiber diet, regular exercise, and fluids can counter this condition.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2018

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