What are common problems that may occur during week 14 of pregnancy?

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By week 14 of pregnancy, many of the symptoms of early pregnancy are being replaced with other symptoms. You probably aren't feeling nauseous or vomiting anymore, but you may be experiencing constipation and hemorrhoids. Constipation may occur because hormones are affecting your digestive system, and hemorrhoids (swollen blood vessels in the anal area) may develop as a result. To avoid these problems, eat lots of fiber-rich foods and drink plenty of liquids. Soaking in a warm (not hot!) bath or applying ice packs to the area may also help the soreness of hemorrhoids. If you have questions about hemorrhoids, constipation, or other problems, talk to your doctor.

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Week 14 Of Pregnancy

Week 14 Of Pregnancy

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