1. Eating fiber-rich food
Eating fiber-rich food
During pregnancy, there is no replacement for the recommended amount of dietary fibers in your diet. It is recommended to consume 25 to 30 grams of dietary fiber regularly to stay healthy. Foods like fresh fruits, vegetables, sprouts, figs, prunes, whole-grain bread and such would make good choices.
2. Do regular but mild Yoga
Do regular but mild Yoga
Mild yoga postures with mild walking and warming up exercises under proper guidance will help you relieve the constipation problem.
3. Increase intake of fluids
Increase intake of fluids
Drink plenty of water and other fluids like juices and buttermilk. Be careful not to go thirsty as that can lead to the hardening of stools and thus constipation. Drinking enough fluids would help keep your bowels soft thus making the moving smooth through your digestive tract.
4. Having small meals at regular intervals
Having small meals at regular intervals
Divide your daily intake of food into 5-6 small meals. This will provide a constipation relief. This will give the stomach enough time to digest food and allow it to transfer food to the intestine and colon smoothly. During pregnancy eating heavy meals would overload your stomach.
5. Physical activity
Physical activity
Exercising and movement is essential for a pregnant woman. Check with your doctor as to how much you should exercise and what would be safe for you. But normally it is recommended that about 30 minutes of exercising 3 times a week would be very helpful. Physical activity during pregnancy works great and also helps curb constipation.
6. Magnesium supplements
Magnesium supplements
The intake of magnesium supplements is safe during pregnancy and can prove to be helpful to someone who hasn’t had a bowel movement for several days.
7. Try Home remedies and Ayurveda Churna for constipation help
Try Home remedies and Ayurveda Churna for constipation help
Use of sesame seeds is beneficial. The oily composition of sesame seeds works to moisturize the intestines, which can help if dry stools are a problem. Add the seeds to cereals or salads for crunch, or pulverize them in a coffee grinder and sprinkle on food like a seasoning. Adding pumpkin in your daily diet also helps with constipation.