Post # 1
So, I’m about seven weeks pregnant (yay!) but things hae been really hard the last month because I have had terrible indigestion. I know this is gross, but I just feel like I have a huge amount of air in my stomach all the time. So I’m constantly having this painful gas and just burping and belching. (Gross I know! Sorry!) I have tried keeping track of my food but my indigestion doesn’t seem related to what I eat. (But maybe I’m missing something?
My questions for my lovely bees are:
1) Is this common?
2) Does it get better later in pregnancy?
3) Any tips on minimizing it?
Thank you all!
Post # 3
I hear bloating+constipation is really bad around that time frame. In fact, one of the blogs I read chronicled weekly photos and i remember at week 6 she was SUPER bloated. Like, obvious. Then two weeks later, she was all deflated like normal. Totally weird. Hope you feel better!
Post # 4
This happened to me too when I was in my first trimester. Could not stop burping! It will go away with a little bit, its not weird at all!
Post # 5
thanks ladies…. i really hope it goes away soon, or at least gets better!
Post # 6
This is a classic first trimester thing. Just embrace it and know that it’s a rite of passage we all go through. It was great to have an excuse to be one of the boys for awhile 😉
Post # 7
Yep very common. You can try Maalox, Mylanta, or Tums.
Post # 8
Ugh, this was horrible in the first trimester for me, but it went away eventually. I noticed that it was particularly bad in the afternoon. Once I started controlling my lunchtime intake a bit more (which was hard cause I was so hungry!), it got somewhat better. Also cut back on carbonated drinks — that might help.