Common discomforts during pregnancy


Heartburn is often the result of a slow digestion or a compression of the abdomen due to the baby’s growth. Gastric juices stagnate in the digestive system because it is lazier during pregnancy or flow back into the oesophagus and irritate it.

To avoid heartburn, eliminate fat and spicy foods from your diet, don’t lay down right after a meal and eat foods that activate the elimination of gastric juices (milk, bread and eggs, for example).

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