Stomach pain during pregnancy

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 Stomach pain during pregnancy





Is abdominal head pain in a pregnant woman normal?


Mild pain in the stomach and especially in the head of the stomach during any period of pregnancy is common and always normal and is usually accompanied by other unpleasant symptoms. For example, vomiting and morning sickness can be very painful and may indicate a problem that could threaten a pregnancy. 

In general, the main causes of abdominal pain in a pregnant woman are explained as follows:



Causes related to changes in pregnancy

A pregnant woman suffers from a variety of problems associated with the changes that occur during pregnancy that can cause unpleasant symptoms at this stage. For example, stomach pain in the head, and the following is a description of the most known causes related to pregnancy that can lead to this pain.


Heartburn due to pregnancy

Heartburn is one of the most common problems during pregnancy, especially from the 4 months before delivery, as acid reflux can cause headaches in the stomach and spread to the chest... In fact, heartburn caused by pregnancy can be treated with many methods. Home remedies.



There are several causes of acidity, most notably: 

  • As pregnancy progresses, the uterus increases in size, and, pressure on the stomach increases, causing acid to reflux into the esophagus and slow down digestion.
  • The effect of progesterone on the muscles prevents acid reflux into the esophagus and relaxes them.
  • Abdominal gas and constipation
  • Constipation is more likely to occur during the first trimester of pregnancy (the first trimester) due to hormonal changes in a woman's body.
  • In this case, it is recommended to consult a doctor to find out how to treat and deal with constipation problems. For example, 
  • you can change the nature of your diet by increasing your fiber intake,
  •  increasing your daily fluid intake, and taking effective and safe types of laxatives during pregnancy. 
  • tighten your belly
  • Pregnant women may experience external pain in the upper part