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8 ways to ease morning sickness

Nausea and vomiting is a common symptom of pregnancy especially during the first trimester.  This is known as morning sickness. However there are certain things you can do to ease  morning sickness.

 

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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.

 
Content Sources

12 ways to ease morning sickness. Baby center. https://www.babycenter.com/101_12-ways-to-ease-morning-sickness_10380504.bc . Accessed April 11, 2017

Morning Sickness Relief: Treatment & Supplements. American Pregnancy Association. http://americanpregnancy.org/pregnancy-health/morning-sickness-relief/. Accessed April 11, 2017

January 24, 2019 | 7:25 31    By oohs N coos    

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