When entering the third trimester, complaints of pregnant women who often appear is pain in the gut. Often occurs after eating, heartburn during pregnancy accompanied by a burning sensation. The increase in the hormone progesterone also plays a role in triggering this.
Heartburn during pregnancy is more prone to occur during the third trimester because the developing fetus begins to compress the stomach. Although susceptible to occur, it does not mean heartburn during pregnancy cannot be prevented.
The cause of heartburn hurts during pregnancy
The general term heartburn during pregnancy is heartburn, which is when a burning sensation appears behind the breast and rises to the esophagus. This happens because the valve between the stomach and the esophagus is somewhat loose, so that stomach acid rises to the esophagus.
Besides heartburn, usually heartburn is also accompanied by other symptoms such as:
- Feel bloated
- Lots of burps
- Feeling bitter in the