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Rather embarassing digestive problem. Why do I get gassy when pregnant?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Space problem

The intestines move food from the north entrance to the south exit via worm like contractions called peristalsis.
Pregnancy compresses the intestines so that when gas is formed during digestion naturally it gets temporarily "trapped" by the pressure of the expanding uterus-thus more apparent "gas to go".

In brief: Space problem

The intestines move food from the north entrance to the south exit via worm like contractions called peristalsis.
Pregnancy compresses the intestines so that when gas is formed during digestion naturally it gets temporarily "trapped" by the pressure of the expanding uterus-thus more apparent "gas to go".
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
Internal Medicine

In brief: Diet

Because of the foods you are eating as a result of you cravings.

In brief: Diet

Because of the foods you are eating as a result of you cravings.
Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick
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