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What are your miracle heartburn cures?

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cheeseandmushroomghostie Wed 28-Nov-12 10:35:05

In my last pregnancy, I chomped on remegel (chewy but chalky ones) to get rid of that nasty heartburn. Now it seems though you can't get it in the UK anymore without pay silly prices on eBay. So what else would you guys recommend. Currently 18 weeks and already suffering with it. Gaviscon doesn't help. Rennie works for about five minutes. Please let me know if there is a secret product out there that works......

rrreow Mon 03-Dec-12 11:47:44

You know you can get Gaviscon prescribed, so you wouldn't have to pay for it with your maternity exemption (at least this was the case when I was pregnant 2 years ago). I think you can ask your midwife to prescribe, otherwise GP.

MincePiesAndBaileys Wed 05-Dec-12 09:41:02

Frijj milkshakes.

ghosteditor Wed 05-Dec-12 09:46:10

Omeprazole on prescription - my heartburn lasted until the day after DD was born and it's thoroughly miserable; you don't have to live with it all day everyday!

BabyLabyrinth Wed 05-Dec-12 13:30:51

I second a teaspoon of bicarb mixed into a glass of water. Tastes like fish water but works immediately.

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