An increased fiber intake may be a pregnant woman.s best bet for preventing gestational diabetes, a new study finds. Gestational diabetes will affect about 4 percent of all pregnant women this year, potentially causing major consequences for both the mother and her child.
I am now 6 weeks pregnant and I am constipated. Can I take a mild laxative, if it exists? If I can't take a laxative what should I do? This feeling is very annoying and I hope you can give me some advice. Thank you in advance for taking time out to read my email.
I have the normal white vaginal discharge that you explain on the website. I do however also have a very similar discharge (more clear than white though) when I pass stools. Is this discharge normal or not?
You can include the convenience of fast food into your diet while you're pregnant and still eat nutritionally with the guidelines listed in this article!
Unfortunately, hemorrhoids are not uncommon during pregnancy. Hemorrhoids are varicose (swollen) veins of the rectum and are usually painful. They most often make their appearance during the third trimester.
Constipation occurs when there is abdominal pain or discomfort, difficult and infrequent bowel movements, and the passage of hard stools. Unfortunately, constipation affects approximately half of all women at some point during their pregnancy.