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How can I ease heartburn during pregnancy?

One thing you can do to help reduce the amount of heartburn you have during pregnancy is avoid lying completely flat and eat multiple small meals. If that's ineffective, you can add antacids, such as Tums, before every meal and at night before you go to bed. If that's ineffective in taking care of the heartburn, it's recommended you contact your health-care provider for further instructions.

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