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Pregnancy Tips — digestion

The Constipation Curse in Pregnancy: 10 tips to tackle it

Posted by Kristin Beckedahl - Naturopath, Childbirth Educator, Doula on

Pregnancy can bring poo-phoria to a grinding halt. In fact, up to 40% of all pregnant women experience constipation at some point in their pregnancy.  This is more likely in the first and second trimesters. Things may improve a little in the third trimester. But things can get super slow and those poo-phoric evacuations becoming few and far between. Women who are prone to sluggish bowels/constipation before pregnancy unfortunately often experience a worsening of their symptoms. Whilst for those who've never had an issue with digestive regularity, it can come as an uncomfortable surprise. Either way, it can make you feeling...

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