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When should you see your doctor about heartburn during pregnancy?

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If your heartburn persists, see your doctor. He or she may recommend over-the-counter antacids or prescribe drugs that are safe to take during pregnancy. Pregnancy-related heartburn usually disappears following childbirth.

From: Heartburn During Pregnancy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: 

American Gastroenterological Association. 

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 

March of Dimes: "Heartburn and Indigestion." 

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Problems of the Digestive System."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 12, 2017

SOURCES: 

American Gastroenterological Association. 

International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. 

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. 

March of Dimes: "Heartburn and Indigestion." 

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Problems of the Digestive System."

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on August 12, 2017

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