Pregnancy and Constipation Video

Learn how to avoid constipation during pregnancy
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Hi, everybody! I am Melanie Raposo and welcome to Mommy's Minute. Constipation during pregnancy affects about 50% of pregnant women and can lead to hemorrhoids. Pregnancy hormones relax your intestinal wall, causing food to stay longer in your digestive tract. To prevent constipation, here are some tips. Eat lost of foods rich in fiber like whole grain breads, drink plenty of water and fruit juices, and exercise regularly. For more tips like these, visit www.ThePregnancyShow.com.

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