Health » Heart burns:what can be the causes and nurses advice in pregnancy by: Kememopigha .:. Mon, 03 Dec, 2018 - 10:36:41:am GMT

Heart burns are due to

1.decrease gastrointestinal motility and oesophageal reflux
2.displacement of the stomach by the enlarged uterus in pregnant women
3. Due to increase progesterone levels
Advice
- try to avoid spicy and fatty foods
-drink milk between meals
-sit upright for 30 minutes following a meal... Do not be in a rush to lie down
-avoid self medication.. See a doctor if symptoms persist
***hello at me if you have questions... ***


**Soph**


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