Gum-chewing seen as helpful after C-sections

09/2/2009 | Yahoo!

Women who have had a cesarean section might be able to get their bowels moving again by chewing sugarless gum, says a new study. Intestinal function can become sluggish after any abdominal surgery, but gum-chewing releases digestive hormones that might stimulate bowel activity, researchers say.

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