Your Pregnancy

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NAUSEA. FOOD AVERSIONS. Water retention. Fatigue… As if you didn’t have enough to deal with already, nature goes and throws in some pregnancy constipation for good measure. Yay!

You’re not alone, though: 39 percent of women experience constipation during the first trimester and 35 percent suffer from it during the second trimester, according to Dr Khalid Coovadia, a gastroenterologist at Mediclinic Panorama, Cape Town.

The (somewhat) good news? It’ll

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