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Randallstown, MD
A 19-year-old female asked:

Is diarrhea during pregnancy harmful to my baby ? can the stomach pain from diarrhea hurt the baby ? can pushing while pooping hurt the baby ?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Diarrhea: Although highly unpleasant for you diarrhea does not hurt the baby. As instructed the other time you asked this question stay hydrated and most cases of diarrhea resolve on their own in 1-2 days. IF not then see your doctor.
Last updated Jul 19, 2015


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