Constipation and Hemorrhoids in Pregnancy

Let’s just say that being constipated can be one of the lesser known and least comfortable pregnancy symptoms. Changes in your hormones can alter your digestive system and cause constipation, in frequent, hard bowel movements, which in turn can lead to…

Let’s just say that being constipated can be one of the lesser known and least comfortable pregnancy symptoms. Changes in your hormones can alter your digestive system and cause constipation, in frequent, hard bowel movements, which in turn can lead to hemorrhoids, varicose veins of the rectum. The good news is that with some dietary changes like extra fiber and water and sometimes even medication you can hopefully prevent or at least treat these two complications.

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