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Is constipation a normal pregnancy symptom?

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11/20/14

It is one of those many dreaded symptoms of pregnancy though for a lot of women , I was one of them Your whole digestive system slows down when you are pregnant so it is really easy to get constipated . It is important to eat lot of fiber rich foods

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11/20/14

As the growing uterus presses on the rectum and intestines, constipation may occur. The muscular contractions in the intestines, which help to move food through the digestive tract, are slowed due to high levels of progesterone. This may, in turn, cause heartburn, indigestion and gas.

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