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5 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Experience Constipation

A pregnant woman goes through major physical changes due to which she might also suffer from constipation.

Written by Kinkini Gupta | Updated : February 6, 2023 3:19 PM IST


5 Reasons Why Pregnant Women Experience Constipation

Pregnancy is a very important and pivotal phase in a woman’s life. There is huge mental and physical change that women go through. But, did you know that pregnancy can also cause constipation? When a women’s body undergoes a huge change, it causes a change it their digestion, metabolism and also bowel movement.


Increased Absorption Of Nutrients

Increased calcium and iron supplements that can increase constipation risk


Lack Of Activity

Pregnant women are less active and that is normal. But, one of its side effects is that it can cause constipation.