During pregnancy, the mother’s body will have many changes, in addition to the increasingly larger abdominal size, there may also appear digestive disorders, constipation.
Body movement: exercise is a way to help stimulate the digestive system.
Simple exercises such as walking 20-30 minutes a day, swimming or practicing yoga positions that are safe for pregnant women will help pregnant women regulate intestinal motility, control constipation.
Divided into small meals: some pregnant women often have cravings for food.
However, overeating is a major stressor for the digestive system, leading to constipation.
If the pregnant woman feels hungry, divide the food into several small meals during the day.
Sisters note to avoid foods that are highly spiced or too sweet.
A study by the University of Eastern Finland (Finland) published in the International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that about 44% of pregnant women suffer from constipation in the second trimester.
The state of constipation in pregnancy is often caused by nutrition, changes in the hormone progesterone.
If not detected early, constipation during pregnancy can cause a woman pain, fatigue during defecation or, more dangerously, go to the toilet with blood from constipation, increasing the risk of premature birth or miscarriage.