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Pregnancy hormones slow digestion so your body absorbs more nutrients.

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Slower digestion during pregnancy can cause constipation or bloating.

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Hormones relax the stomach and esophagus, which can cause heartburn. 

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Your nipples may become more prominent as your breasts continue to change.

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