Postpartum Problem Constipation

Causes of Postpartum Problem Constipation
• Stress on stomach and intestines during delivery
• In appropriate diet

Solutions for Postpartum problem Constipation

Drink:
• Plenty of fluids to keep the stool soft
• Hot or very cold liquids to ease bowel movements
• Eat high – fiber food
• Do mild exercises regularly

High – fiber foods
• Barn cereals
• Whole – grains
• Dried fruits
• Fresh fruits
• Vegetables

Avoid
• Forcing bowel movements
• Using laxatives (until and unless it is recommended by a doctor)
• Using mineral oils (as it interferes with absorption of fat – soluble vitamins)

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