I truly thought my constipation was unbeatable until I tried the castor oil pack. It’s been shown to gently relieve constipation and regulate the bowels through improvement of smooth muscle function of the intestines.
That’s when the castor oil liver pack comes in to save the day. Studies have shown that castor oil liver packs help to relieve constipation and improve the smooth muscle function of the digestive tract
Labour typically slows down the digestive system, especially if you had an epidural and it can take a few days to get back on track. Other things that can influence the digestive system in the early weeks postpartum are pain medications, iron supplementation and fear of pooping.