Move It Along! Stool Softener

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No one ever told me this

Let’s be honest, when nature won’t call, it’s one of those things on the “no one ever told me this was going to happen” list! We can help get things moving (so to speak!) in the right direction with Move It Along!, an extra gentle, stimulant free remedy for occasional constipation that relieves symptoms of irregularity within 12-72 hours. Pregnancy and nursing is hard enough- let healthy mama® soften the blow!  A great solution to constipation during pregnancy.

$14.99, 60 ct

  • Always consult your healthcare provider prior to taking any medication while pregnant or nursing.
  • No medication is considered 100% safe during pregnancy or nursing.
  • You can speak directly with an expert on medicine safety by calling OTIS at 1.866.626.6847 or visiting mothertobaby.org, a service provided by OTIS.

Questions About
Move it  along

What is constipation?

Constipation is a condition which bowel movements are infrequent or incomplete.  Stools may be hard and difficult to expel – often, a very painful process.

What causes constipation during pregnancy?

Hormones, as well as vitamins and iron supplements, may cause constipation (difficulty passing stool or incomplete or infrequent passage of hard stools). Pressure on your rectum from your uterus may also cause constipation. 

What happens if I’m constipated and don’t treat the issue?

Left untreated, constipation can lead to or worsen hemorrhoids which are swollen veins in the rectal area.  Hemorrhoids can be extremely uncomfortable.

What is the active ingredient in Move It Along!?

The active ingredient in Move It Along! is Docusate Sodium.

Should I discuss my issue with my doctor?

Yes, you should discuss the issue with your doctor.

How do I know Move It Along! is safe to take during pregnancy?

The active ingredient, Docusate Sodium, in Move It Along! is not absorbed and not likely to have a negative effect on the fetus.  Please note, no medicine is deemed 100% safe to use during pregnancy, discuss your symptoms with your doctor prior to taking Move It Along!.

What information do I need to provide to my doctors so he/she can confirm Move It Along! is safe for me to take?

You should show your doctor the Move It Along! ingredient list with the active ingredients.  This link will bring you to the Move It Along! ingredient list.

What are the side effects from taking Move It Along!?

Some side effects from Move It Along! may include stomach pain, diarrhea or cramping.   Tell your doctor immediately if you experience rectal bleeding.

Will Move It Along! interfere with other supplements / medicine I am currently taking?

We recommend you tell your doctor about all medications you use before taking Move It Along!.

How long after I take Move It Along!, will it work?

Relief is usually seen in 12-72 hours.  Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

How should I store Move It Along!?

Move It Along! should be stored at room temperature.  Make sure the container is properly closed. Keep out of reach of children.