New Moms and Hemorrhoids

Many women experience hemorrhoids for the first time during pregnancy. These swollen veins can appear during pregnancy or after giving birth. When you’re pregnant, you become more prone to hemorrhoids because of the pressure the growing uterus puts on the pelvic veins. On top of that, you experience an increase in the hormone progesterone which […]

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Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy—What To Expect & How To Treat Them

  It may be the last symptom you want to deal with you’re also managing fatigue and nausea, but hemorrhoids are very common during pregnancy. The National Institutes of Health estimate that anywhere from 25% to 85% of pregnant women develop hemorrhoids, based on the population sampled and the stage of pregnancy. Hemorrhoids are common […]

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What you need to know about hemorrhoid treatment during pregnancy

For all the excitement and joy of pregnancy, there are plenty of less pleasant aspects. In order to create the necessary environment to grow a little bundle of joy, a woman’s body is put through a number of changes, which manifest themselves in a myriad of ways which can sometimes include nausea, cramping, and hemorrhoids. […]

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