when you are pregnant .. hormones play a large part in the occurence of heartburn.. have you changed your diet? are you drinking plenty of water? i cut out all acidic foods.. all carbonated beverages.. and ate foods that I KNEW were healthy.. meaning.. NO junk food.. no fast food.. and.. I ate small meals.. one of the largest culprits for getting heartburn was eating large meals..overstuffing myself.
if you are taking prenatal vitamins.. then make sure you take them with a meal.. those always give me heartburn when i took them alone.. and sometimes when i took them with meals.. warm milk helped me as well. hope some of this works. you can always use the over the counter medications that your doc has told you was safe during pregnancy. GOOD luck!
I agree with casey'smom...TUMS helped me and that was the only thing that helped me pretty much since i wasn't overeating (I absolutely had no appetite during pretty much my whole pregnancy) and I was avoiding all the foods that would cause a heartburn. Sometimes just drinking water would cause it...brrr..just to think about it again makes me crinch. Hope you find what helps you.
I have actually heard that milk acts as a natural antacid so try drinking some milk. Also, if it gets bad at night try setting yourself higher with some pillows. Almost a sitting poistion. That usually helps me a lot.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.