5 Tips to cure constipation during pregnancy and postpartum

  1. Consuming diet rich in fiber by eating foods that are natural laxatives
  2. Drink lot of water as excessive water is absorbed from colon to produce breast milk.
  3. Increase physical activity as work out stimulates our bowel movements
  4. Improving Posture – Squatting is more effective way to defecate as ano rectal angle is straightened. Lifting your feet to raise knees above pelvis while sitting also helps.
  5. Do not ignore urge to defecate as delay may lead to excessive water absorption and harder stools.
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