Pregnancy Constipation

By | November 21, 2014

Constipation is passage of small amounts of hard, dry bowel movements, usually fewer than three times a • Changes in life or routine such as pregnancy, older age, and travel • Abuse of laxatives • Ignoring the urge to have a bowel movement

TREATMENT OF CONSTIPATION IN PREGNANCY SUMMARY: Constipation is a common complaint in pregnancy with approximately 40% of Initial treatment of constipation in pregnancy should be non-pharmacological such as exercise, dietary measures and increased fluid intake.

CONCLUSION Herbolax can be safely recommended for simple non-organic constipation at any stages of pregnancy, in post-partum and post-operative cases.

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Pregnancy – 7 Constipation Constipation, or passage of hard, dry stools, is often caused by normal body changes that happen during pregnancy. Here are some things you can do for relief.

WGO Practice Guidlines Constipation 1 World Gastroenterology Organisation Practice Guidelines: Constipation Contents 1 Definition 2 Pathogenesis Women in late pregnancy, older people and patients in terminal care are especially at risk to develop constipation.

Constipation in Pregnancy The combination of pregnancy hormones which relax the digestive tract, dehydration from poor fluid intake (especially if you’ve had a lot of morning sickness), and lack of physical activity (resulting from

Nausea Nausea and vomiting affect 50-80% of women during pregnancy. It may occur 5-6 weeks into the pregnancy and persist into the 2nd trimester.

CONSTIPATION Constipation during pregnancy is a common and annoying discomfort. Constipation occurs because your stomach and other digestive organs are slowing down due to the effects of hormones and there is less room due to the enlarging uterus.

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People find relief. What causes constipation? To understand constipation, it helps to know how the colon, or large intestine, works (see Fig 1). such as pregnancy, aging, and traveling • abuse of laxatives • ignoring the urge to have a bowel movement

Are several medications considered relatively safe to use during pregnancy. It is routinely used for short-term pain relief and fever in all stages of pregnancy. Colace® and Surfak® are stool softeners that can provide temporary relief from constipation by helping fluids to mix with

(adapted from: BC Dairy Foundation: FoodTrack, Check on Fiber) Constipation: Recommendations for Relief • Aim to drink 8 glasses of fluids everyday

Prevention Or Relief Measures Avoid excessive weight gain Wear a well-fitted supportive bra supplements may also cause constipation. Timing During Pregnancy Most common in the second and third trimesters Complains Irregular, hard bowel movements .

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