Diarrhea during pregnancy can be a concern. If the diarrhea doesn't go away in 24 hours, or if it keeps returning, contact your healthcare provider. He or she may prescribe medication. Do not take medication for diarrhea without discussing it first with your healthcare provider.
One of the best ways to help yourself if you have diarrhea is to increase your fluid intake. Drink a lot of water, juice and other clear fluids, such as broth. (Avoid apple juice, because it acts as a laxative.) You may feel better eating a bland diet, without solid foods, until your diarrhea stops.
Going without solid food for a few days isn't harmful if you keep up your fluid intake. Food may actually cause you more gastrointestinal distress. Avoid milk products while you have diarrhea; they can make it worse.