What Does Pregnancy Bloating Feel Like?

  1. Bloating is a common side effect of pregnancy, although it should not cause undue alarm most of the time.
  2. The sensation of having an inflated balloon in the abdomen is similar to that of bloating.
  3. Bloating is one of the symptoms that doctors consider to be part of the functional bowel disease category.
  4. Other symptoms of this category include constipation, diarrhea, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) (FBD).