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Tips to help prevent and relieve constipation
The following tips are based on the experience of health professionals and women themselves:
- do gentle exercise – ask your doctor, nurse or physiotherapist about exercises you can do even if you are in bed or sitting down for much of the day
- eat fresh fruits, vegetables, cereals and grains
- abdominal massage can be helpful
- drink more water or other fluids.