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I am 13 weeks pregnant & was wondering what is safe to drink every day to help soften my stools, so I can go to the bathroom easier?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Fiber supplements

Eat plenty of fiber-rich foods (fruits, veggies); add fiber supplements (fiber choice, metamucil, etc; some you can even stir into foods/drinks) & drink plenty of fluids (otherwise fiber can constipate).

In brief: Fiber supplements

Eat plenty of fiber-rich foods (fruits, veggies); add fiber supplements (fiber choice, metamucil, etc; some you can even stir into foods/drinks) & drink plenty of fluids (otherwise fiber can constipate).
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
yes; in fact, it works best if taken daily
Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Miralax (polyethylene glycol)

Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a safe and comfortable option to constipation especially if increasing fiber not sufficient.

In brief: Miralax (polyethylene glycol)

Miralax (polyethylene glycol) is a safe and comfortable option to constipation especially if increasing fiber not sufficient.
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