Acid Reflux Symptoms during pregnancy

Acid Reflux Symptoms during pregnancy

Acid reflux symptoms during pregnancy

Burning sensation in chest during pregnancyPain or discomfort can occur in the chest area or stomach at any time during pregnancy. Many expectant moms usually experience such discomfort soon after drinking fluids or eating a meal. Symptoms may become more frequent or severe during the third trimester (from about 27 weeks).

As well as pain, many women also experience the following:

  • A heavy feeling or sensation in the stomach and bloating
  • Belching / burping
  • Regurgitation (a little food that is forced back up the oesophagus)
  • Nausea and vomiting

You may be more prone to heartburn or acid reflux if:

  • You frequently experienced indigestion before pregnancy
  • You have previously been pregnant
  • You are in the third trimester of your pregnancy

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