Constipation in early pregnancy
Pregnancy And Childbirth / / August 12, 2017
Constipation during early pregnancy
Constipation in early pregnancy - a very common phenomenon.Causes of disease are both unhealthy diet and low activity, as well as some of the physiological characteristics of the future mother's body.Let's talk more about the causes, prevention and how to be treated constipation with early pregnancy is safe for the fetus.
So the causes of irregular stools.
1. Inadequate fluid intake.The intestines can work well only if it receives enough fluid.We must make it a rule to drink at least 1.5 liters of fluid per day.This way you can prevent constipation during pregnancy on any terms.
2. A small amount entering the digestive tract tissue, which regulates the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract.Prevention in this case - to eat more fruits and vegetables, there is oatmeal, bran.
3. Physical inactivity.If the state of health does not require strict bed rest, such as, for example, when bleeding and the threat of spontaneous abortion, you should try to visit everyday in the street, move more.But do not forget about moderation, since the first trimester - it is always an increased risk of miscarriage.
4. Increased levels of the hormone progesterone.This is the physiological norm.Progesterone reduces muscle tone, including the weakened intestinal peristalsis.it is impossible to deal with this, and do not need.chair must be a regular Subject to the above three recommendations.
Traditional methods of treating constipation
If there was constipation in early pregnancy, what to do, how to go to the toilet?In addition to the generally accepted recommendation can try to enter the following foods in your diet:
- yogurt or any other dairy product without sugar;
- dried fruits (prunes, figs, dried apricots) - they can make and drink the broth, or is there in its pure form, but be sure to pre-pour over boiling water;
- kiwi - to many people, it has a laxative effect;
- fresh apricots, plums - the best remedy for constipation;
- teaspoon of vegetable or olive oil in its pure form or added to mashed potatoes and other dishes;
- oatmeal as foods rich in fiber.
All of this can and should have a pregnant woman.A sweet and flour should be vice versa to minimize.
Medications combat constipation
1. enemas.Without them, the better to do during pregnancy.Not only because enema "wash out" the intestinal flora and contribute to reducing intestinal peristalsis, but also due to the fact that the trigger tone enemas, uterine contraction, which can be very dangerous in the first trimester.
2. Laxatives candles and microclysters based on glycerol.In some cases, they may recommend that women gynecologists.But be aware that the contractions of the uterus after the introduction of glycerol can be much stronger than after the enema ...
3. Other laxatives.During pregnancy allowed Duphalac, Mukofalk, Forlaks.
But it is better not to check whether to be constipated in early pregnancy, and try to help advance the good work of his intestines.