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Does defecation increase in early pregnancy?

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Dr. Ted Anderson
Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: On occasion

There is no "rule" related to the relationship between bowel function and pregnancy.
There may be dietary changes in pregnancy that cause changes in bowel function.

In brief: On occasion

There is no "rule" related to the relationship between bowel function and pregnancy.
There may be dietary changes in pregnancy that cause changes in bowel function.
Dr. Ted Anderson
Dr. Ted Anderson
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not usually

Pregnancy usually has the effect of slowing the bowels and may lead to constipation.
However, nothing is 100% and it could be that pregnancy may affect you that way.

In brief: Not usually

Pregnancy usually has the effect of slowing the bowels and may lead to constipation.
However, nothing is 100% and it could be that pregnancy may affect you that way.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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