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Taking prenatals because of breastfeeding but they constipate me really bad. Increased water , fiber and colace (docusate sodium) still wouldn't help. Any suggestions?

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Dr. Dana Hogan
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In brief: Iron supplementation

Iron gets blamed frequently when constipation happens.
Talk to the ob/gyn about changing to a liquid iron supplement. 1/4 cup of "blackstrap molasses" is a great source of iron and will help with constipation.

In brief: Iron supplementation

Iron gets blamed frequently when constipation happens.
Talk to the ob/gyn about changing to a liquid iron supplement. 1/4 cup of "blackstrap molasses" is a great source of iron and will help with constipation.
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