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April 25th, 2013, 09:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Brittanie View Post
Yep! Nearly immediately you start to make a hormone that relaxes smooth muscle. Your uterus is made of smooth muscle, so it helps keep contractions at bay as it stretches. Unfortunately, your intestines, stomach and esophagus are all made of smooth muscle as well. So your esophagus isn't as good at closing and keeping acid where it .
I had no idea that's what caused it! It makes sense to me now. I've had heartburn off and on but that's how my last pregnancy was too.
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