Diarrhea During Pregnancy

Diarrhea is an unpleasant thing to deal with during pregnancy, but it can affect a woman's health when not addressed promptly. ... read more »

Will I Poop When I Push During Labor and Childbirth?

Women have many concerns during pregnancy is the dreaded fear of pooping while pushing. This is why it is important to understand the facts around this as well as a few tips to help. ... read more »

Are Stool-Softening Laxatives Safe While Pregnant and Breastfeeding?

All about stool-softening laxatives and pregnancy/breastfeeding. Are they safe during pregnancy and/or breastfeeding? ... read more »

The Cure For Grunting Baby Syndrome

If your doctor tells you that your infant is suffering from grunting baby syndrome, you might have to refrain from laughing out loud. While your baby certainly has been grunting a lot, you probably didn’t expect his diagnosis to be so simple. ... read more »

Digestion During Pregnancy

Digestion issues during pregnancy are very common. As the uterus expands, the pressure moves outward and this causes pressure on the wall of the stomach as well as the pelvic veins. Pressure is also felt on the rib cage and the stomach. ... read more »

Bowel Movement Difficulties, Pospartum

Passing that first bowel movement after labor can be very difficult for some women. Bowel movement difficulties after birth can be associated with both physical and mental reactions. ... read more »

Gas and Bloating in Pregnancy

If there is one symptom of pregnancy that every mother-to-be would change, it would be the large amount of gas and bloating associated with pregnancy. ... read more »

Remedies for Pregnancy Constipation

Even if you’ve never had a problem with it before, it’s likely you’ll deal with constipation during your pregnancy. More than half of all pregnant women experience it, and it might be caused by a few different things. ... read more »

Want a Quicker C-Section Recovery? Chew Gum

If you go through a cesarean section, either by choice or by circumstances out of your control, there will be some recovery time necessary after the surgery. ... read more »

Does Blood in Baby’s Stool Indicate an Emergency?

No one talks about poop more than new moms. While the rest of us feel uncomfortable talking about private bathroom topics, moms quickly become desensitized to such embarrassment or discomfort. ... read more »

Does Breastfeeding Make Your Baby Poop More?

When it comes to your baby’s bowel movements, there really is no “normal.” Your baby might poop at least after every feeding while your friend’s baby might only poop once every week. ... read more »

Constipation

Cosntipation affects about half of women at some point or another in their pregnancy. It is characterized by abdominal pain, the passing of hard stools, and infrequent bowel movements. ... read more »

Hemorrhoids in Pregnancy

Hemorrhoids in pregnancy are common and usually disappear after delivery. Here is what you can do to prevent them. ... read more »

Bowel Movements and Miscarriage

I have very hard bowel movements, can that cause a miscarriage? ... read more »

Fecal Incontinence, Postpartum

Having a baby often causes a woman to lose control of her bodily functions. Fecal incontinence, or inability to control bowel movements and gas, may be common during and after, but that does not make it any less embarrassing. ... read more »

Diarrhea in Pregnancy

How concerned should I be about diarrhea during pregnancy? ... read more »