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Question: Hi I am 8 weeks pregnant and as advised by doctor I am taking Folic acid tablets and Duphaston tablet. I am getting constipated nowadays a lot. What should I do
Constipation is a common problem in pregnancy , there are many reasons of it from pre natal medicines to slow bowel movements. however you can follow some home remedy to get some relief;
1)Please increase your water consumption as it helps in bowel movement.
2)Have fibrous food which are easily digestible like green veggies, oats they have high fibre content.
3) Have isabgol every night, you can.have pitted prunes, overnight soaked raisins too as theu work as natural laxative.
4)Dont strain while you are on the loo, take time have some water and again try.
Constipation do not pose any risk to your child.
Question: I have been prescribed iron and calcium tablets but no folic acid tablets however before I was taking folic acid tablets and sustein sr 200
Answer: Hello! After the first trimester, folic acid tablets are generally discontinued and iron and calcium is started. Hence don't worry about it.
Question: I am nt taking folic acid tablets although prescribed by doctor..is it ok..i am 9 weeks pregnant..can i start taking nw
Answer: Take folic acid tablet as it was good for baby brain development and good health