Heartburn typically occurs in the last 12 weeks of pregnancy. Hormones can lead to regurgitation of stomach contents creating burning in the lower part of the oesophagus. As baby and uterus grow, they press on the stomach and displace it. This pushes the acid contents out into the oesophagus, creating heartburn.
- ANTACIDS can help e.g Mylanta
- DO NOT take Alka Seltzer / Bicarb Soda as they can upset acid/alkaline balance
- Gaviscon granules may help\
Make sure to try several of these suggestions, as different things work for different people.