For over a week i have has severe constipation, before i was pregnant and i got constipated i would take magnesium citrate oral soultion and in just a day or so i would clear up/ i was wondering if this is still safe to use while pregnant, i know that the risk are water retention but im a low risk for that anyways? just wondering what i should do cause i havent used the bathroom in a while...
Try drinking more water. That can help or natural things such as more fiber (though eat more fiber you have to drink more water), prune juice and things such as that. Just water is very important to make sure you are not becoming dehydrated from the increase in urination. Hope this helped.
So I have tried all the foods that include fiber ( I am 23 weeks pregnant and suffer from constipation) and they did not work for me, also I drink tons and tons of water. My dr told me to start off with just a stool softner and then if that did not work try Miralax and he said I could take it daily. Hope this helps...trust me I know how miserable it can be!!!
I am another user of Miralax. I eat a very well balanced diet and tons of leafy greens, but I still get issues from time to time. I don't use Miralax every day, but maybe three times per week. it dissolves in anything and is tasteless. totally safe during pregnancy, although you should always check with your doc too
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