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Tips for getting rid of pregnancy bloat

(10 Posts)
theclick Sun 09-Apr-17 19:58:24

I am only 11 weeks but SO BLOATED. I haven't put on weight, so I know it's bloat. Any Tips for getting rid of this? I need to be in a bikini in a week and I won't be like this!

2014newme Sun 09-Apr-17 20:02:05

It goes after you give birth, really quickly. I would have happily worn a bikini tge week after I gave birth.
Reflexology helped me when pg she worked on the glands in my legs

Mysterycat23 Sun 09-Apr-17 20:02:39

No advice. Same thing happened to me. I looked about 5 months pregnant shock

It does go away eventually!

theclick Sun 09-Apr-17 20:22:48

Thanks both, what did you do to make it go after birth? One of my friends said breast feeding massively helps and while I plan to, there's always a chance it won't work!

daisygirlmac Sun 09-Apr-17 20:27:46

Rennie deflatine helps a bit, also walking and lots of water. I did find it eased off about 14 weeks

MoonlightMojitos Sun 09-Apr-17 20:33:13

Peppermint tea?

BikeRunSki Sun 09-Apr-17 20:37:09

Just wait about 5 or 6 months...,

arbrighton Sun 09-Apr-17 21:46:28

The bloat is caused by your hormones slowing your digestive system down.

Mine eased after 12 weeks til bump started about 15 weeks

Smurfy23 Sun 09-Apr-17 21:46:53

I used to get a terrible bloat after lunch so started having a cup of peppermint tea after and it really did work

theclick Sun 09-Apr-17 22:23:15

Thanks all, just ordered peppermint tea from Ocado actually so hopefully that helps. Been trying to drink lots of water to umm, flush out my system which helps a bit too.

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