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A 25-year-old female asked:

How to get rid of constipation during pregnancy i suffer with ibs too?

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Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fiber: Fiber products like Metamucil or Fibercon are fine as is Miralax (polyethylene glycol). The other thing that is important is plenty of water. There is some evidence for the benefits of probiotics. Hope this helps.
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