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(7 Posts)
PregnantAtLast77 Sat 28-Jan-17 12:58:02

Nearly 10 Wks and BLOATED! Look like I'm 30 Wks pregnant. Any suggestions? x

10Betty10 Sat 28-Jan-17 22:47:09

I got on well with Rennie Deflatine- is cheap so maybe worth a try? (It didn't fully go but got rid of some of the discomfort!)

Creatureofthenight Sat 28-Jan-17 22:48:41

I cut down on foods like broccoli, cauliflower, baked beans that cause bloating. Didn't stop it entirely but it did help.

m33r Sun 29-Jan-17 09:09:47

I posted this a few weeks ago after being in agony and someone told me to avoid beans and sugar - made sense as the night it was so bad I had munched a bag of haribo and had beans and toast for tea. Changing my diet (slightly) has helped immensely. I really feel for you - I felt awful. Xx

AHedgehogCanNeverBeBuggered Sun 29-Jan-17 09:56:17

I use activated charcoal (It's safe during pg) which helps a lot. You could also try avoiding high FODMAP foods (Google it) as these can exacerbate bloating. Finally, eat little and often as log gaps between meals can make bloating worse.

Are you also constipated? If so try lactulose, it's safe and effective.

PregnantAtLast77 Sun 29-Jan-17 14:21:13

Thank you for all the helpful tips. What's activated charcoal? x

AHedgehogCanNeverBeBuggered Sun 29-Jan-17 16:02:46

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