Constipation during and after Pregnancy


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It is well known pregnant women and new mum are constipated. There are several causes:

  • Pregnancy hormonal changes slow down bowel activity creating constipation within the intestine.
  • After giving birth, C-section scar, tear and episiotomy make it extremely painful to have a bowel movement. In this case, we speak about terminal constipation.
  • Furthermore, pressure creating during labour lead to haemorrhoid and consequently painful bowel movement an again a terminal constipation.
  • Finally, growing uterus push rectum backward creating an angle with the anus compromising stool expulsion.

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