Constipation during pregnancy

Constipation is a common complaint during pregnancy women. Why complaints hard bowel movement occurs during pregnancy and how to handle tips? following some of my explanations.

Why does constipation occur during pregnancy is because:
* Improvement of the hormone progesterone which causes muscle relaxation so that the gut is less efficient.
* In the third trimester of pregnancy in which the stomach is enlarged, constipation emphasis added by the enlarged uterus in the abdominal area.
* Iron tablets (iron) given by the doctor usually causes constipation problem also, besides iron tablets will cause the color of the feces (stool) you are black, so do not worry.

What can you do to deal with complaints of constipation during pregnancy? Follow these tips to overcome constipation or constipation during pregnancy:

* Drink 6-8 glasses a day enough.
* Eat high-fiber foods such as vegetables & fruits.
* Do regular moderate exercise such as walking (jogging).
* Consult your doctor if you are still difficult defecation, after trying to do these tips. Good luck
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