What relieves heartburn in pregnancy?
You need to be careful about how and what you eat. It's better to eat many small meals throughout the day instead of three big ones. Stay away from foods that seem to make the problem worse, like spicy dishes or citrus fruits. Don't lie down right after a meal. Try sleeping in a half-sitting position, propped up by pillows, to allow gravity to work in your favor. If heartburn becomes very bad, your practitioner may suggest an antacid- but don't take one without consulting him or her first. Certain antacids contain a lot of sodium, which can cause problems during pregnancy.
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