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Painful Pregnancies And Insufficient Milk And Not Diagnosed

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I'm a mother of two children and have recently gone gluten-free after 17 years of misdiagnosis. INcluding a negative celiac disease blood test. after 3 days being gluten free all "IBS" symptoms went away and now after 2 months I see so many other symptoms disappearing only to reappear after accidental exposure. I'm wondering if my extreme pain during pregnancy was due to the gluten and if having an insufficient milk supply is also part of this? Any thoughts or comments are appreciated. I'm contemplating another pregnancy and wondering if I might enjoy it this time!

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I think both issues are a total possible side effect of Celiac. Untreated Celiac disease can and does mess with hormones and all other functions of the body.

With my first three full term pregnancies I was horribly nauseated. I dry heaved and threw up a lot and it always lasted at least till 20 weeks if not several more. Even after the worst of it was over I still felt nauseous my whole pregnancy along with many other discomforts. I was pretty miserable.

Now I am 18 weeks pregnant and gluten free. I was only badly nauseated until about 14 weeks and now I am very mildly nauseous some days, but it is so much more manageable. I can't really say what else might get better for you, because I was not fully healed yet from untreated celiac when I got pregnant, but if you are feeling really good I think it's a good chance that you will feel much better with the next pregnancy if you keep gluten out of you diet.

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