How to safely treat heartburn in pregnancy.
Acid reflux or "gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)" pregnancy is when the acid that is normally found in your stomach backs up into your esophagus. The esophagus is the tube that carries food from your mouth to your stomach.
This is a common condition in pregnancy that tends to be found in the second and third trimesters primarily. The good news is it goes away shortly after birth and there are many safe remedies during all trimesters.
The most common non medication recommendations typically include
The common medications such as antacids surface agents, histamine blockers and proton pump inhibitors are discussed in more detail in this podcast. Enjoy! And may you have a True Birth!
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