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Sorry in advance this is disgusting!

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ellie252 Sun 16-Oct-16 00:29:59

Here's the situation;

14 weeks pregnant (first baby).

My poo's smell so bad it's unreal - I've literally gagged and thrown up at the smell of them at the moment!

..and god help me when I accidentally fart in the car! Haha. shock

My diet is good, I am being sick a lot still so I'm surprised there's anything to come out but is this normal?

Sorry for the TMI! Just didn't want to google it - you never know what may come up haha!

5one5 Sun 16-Oct-16 00:33:26

The progesterone slows down your gastric motility, keeping the poo longer in the intestine, giving it more of a chance to build up that bacteria making it smell!

SNAPSY Sun 16-Oct-16 00:35:41

Got to love being pregnant! It could just be a heightened sense of smell. It's common in pregnancy, I felt sick at all sorts of smells, and had to learn to breath through my mouth rather than nose!
It might be a good idea to mention it to your midwife or doctor on your next appointment, a bit embarrassing but they will have heard it all before and won't bat an eyelid. Good luck.

ilovemyCheebie Sun 16-Oct-16 00:36:20

Your sense of smell is so much stronger at the beginning of pregnancy I think. my flatmates cooking made me gag and heave at that stage of pregnancy

thecatsarecrazy Sun 16-Oct-16 10:52:45

Its normal. I was on loo once and leaning over and throwing up in sink at same time. Nothing glamorous about pregnancy

SarahMOs Sun 16-Oct-16 14:09:43

I feel the same (also 14 weeks!) but I THINK it's my crazy heightened sense of smell! 14 little weeks has really given me some disgusting stories....vomit, name it!

memyselfandaye Sun 16-Oct-16 14:11:01

I farted like Seabiscuit throughout my pregnancy.

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