8 ways to ease morning sickness
Easing morning sickness
Eat a little at a time and often : Having an empty stomach makes morning sickness worse. Eat small, frequent meals such as bland snacks and crackers during the whole day.
Have breakfast in bed : Getting out of bed on an empty stomach can trigger morning sickness. You can ask for a small snack such as toast or crackers in bed and eat it slowly before getting out of bed.
Get enough rest : Being stressed and tired can make morning sickness worse. Make sure you get enough rest during the day.
Smell citrus : The smell of lemon may ease nausea. You can also add lemon slices to sparkling water or a glass of ice tea.
Eat protein rick foods : Eat protein rich foods such as nuts that are also rich in vitamin B. Try to avoid rich, spicy, acidic , fried or fatty foods. These may trigger nausea.
Drinking fluids : Drink fluids about 1/2 an hour before or after meals to prevent your stomach from getting too full. Make sure you drink fluids throughout the whole day to prevent dehydration.
Ginger : Ginger can ease nausea when taken in moderation. You can make ginger tea with peeled grated root or try taking ginger syrup.
Plan how you take prenatal vitamin : You can help reduce nausea when you take prenatal vitamins right before you go to sleep or with food.
Morning Sickness Relief: Treatment & Supplements. American Pregnancy Association. http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-health/morning-sickness-relief/. Accessed April 11, 2017