in the early months, Many women have low, period-like pain for a day or so early in pregnancy around the time of their first missed period.
Upside: Good article discussing abdominal pain
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I'm 3 months pregnant and have a lot of gas in my stomach that at times causes cramps. I sometimes have trouble moving the gas and that's y I have the cramps. My question is if the gas is sometimes ...
Upside: Answers to user generated question on gas during pregnancy
Downside: Range of various answers
"Doctor Jay! What can I do? I'm burning up!" Linda was 7 months pregnant and the heartburn was overwhelming. To her, it seemed constant. She couldn't lie down at night. The discomfort of her bulging ...
Upside: Detailed article on heartburn and using antacids during pregnancy
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Pregnancy brings with it a menu of discomforts that can come and go throughout the nine months. Hormonal changes and pressure from the expanding uterus can have many effects on a woman's body. Some ...
Upside: Detailed article on alternative treatments for various discomforts including heartburn and constipation
Many women experience abdominal discomfort throughout their pregnancy. This is especially common in early pregnancy as your body adapts to rapidly changing hormones that will prepare your body to ...
Upside: Good article on abdominal pain, causes and treatment
Downside: Busy page
Q. I am six weeks pregnant and suffering from terrible constipation. It has been 13 days since I had a bowel movement and nothing the doctor has suggested has worked. I was diagnosed with IBS ...
Upside: Answers to various question about gas and more during pregnancy
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2nd Trimester As the uterus continues to grow, the round ligaments (bands of fibrous tissue along both sides of the uterus) that support your uterus are pulled and stretched.
Upside: Short article for second trimester pain
Downside: Basic answer
Constipation and gas often go hand in hand. So, because many pregnant women get constipated, many have a lot of gas. Constipation is a common woe as hormones slow the rate of food passing through the ...
Upside: Short article with advice on handling gas during pregnancy
Downside: Limited depth
Generally, a woman is more likely to experience constipation than diarrhea during pregnancy (although many women do get diarrhea at the onset of labor). The infections that most often cause diarrhea ...
Upside: Good article on understanding causes, symptoms and how to stop diarrhea during pregnancy
Downside: Article spans several pages
Constipation occurs when there is abdominal pain or discomfort, difficult and infrequent bowel movements, and the passage of hard stools. Unfortunately, constipation affects approximately half of all ...
Upside: Very good overview of what to do about having constipation during pregnancy
Downside: Limited links for additional depth