Talk

Advanced search

Pregnant? See how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy with the Mumsnet Pregnancy Calendar.

Cheap and effective DIY colonic cleansing...

(4 Posts)
wilbur Wed 13-Jul-05 19:13:53

For all you pregnant and post-natal ladies who are feeling a little sluggish in the bowel department, I have the solution.

1. Purchase a large punnet of fresh apricots, telling yourself you're going to make a tart.

2. Forget about the tart and eat the whole punnet (sharing some with dd) over the course of an afternoon.

3. Get up in the night 4 times to, ahem, evacuate.

4. Wonder just HOW much fibre those apricots have in them.

4. Get up a fifth time to change dd's nappy for the first time since she was a tiny baby.

5. Wake up (finally) feeling light as a feather.

Plus there was none of the scary wind that seems to accompany eating dried apricots.

Redhelen Wed 13-Jul-05 19:19:02

Lovely! But could do without the getting up in the night!

jampots Wed 13-Jul-05 19:20:49

hmmmm may try this! agree dried apricots can isolate you from all your friends

wilbur Wed 13-Jul-05 19:33:35

Maybe if you ate them first thing in the morning, redhelen, you would be done before you went to bed!

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: