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I am pregnant and haven't pooped in a couple days. Is it safe for me to take a laxative from the drug store for constipation? I am not sure if it is constipation, but i was going to take a laxative from the store. Now i wonder, is it safe for the baby? .

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Hi.

Hi. Are you drinking at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day? Have you considered drinking prune juice? That may be helpful if you are constipated, as it has a good fiber content.

In brief: Hi.

Hi. Are you drinking at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day? Have you considered drinking prune juice? That may be helpful if you are constipated, as it has a good fiber content.
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