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How to help with morning sickness in Pregnancy
At least half of all pregnant women will experience some form of nausea and/or vomiting during their pregnancy. It can occur at any time of the day or night, not only in the morning. Trying to eat a healthy diet can become very difficult when you've also got to deal with problems like having a very sensitive sense of smell, going off certain foods, craving others.... Here are some tips to help you to feel a little better.
- Ginger, teas, cookies, even the spice can be helpful in preventing nausea.
- Smaller frequent meals can also help keep an ailing belly at bay.
- Take a deep breath. It might be mind over matter sometimes.
- Comfort foods! Eat what you can, if it stays down it is probably a good thing. Slowly add more foods to your diet as possible.
- Sleep to avoid nausea. Hey, don't knock it until you've tried it.
- One mom swears by cold veggies soaking in water to help relieve the churning feeling.
- When possible avoid hunger, it can also make your stomach upset.
- Eat something high in protein before going to bed. Helps your blood sugar stay more level.
- Two crackers before your head leaves the pillow is old but wise advice.
- Have sips of ice water as the urge to purge strikes. Many women say that this helps them keep meals down as well.
- Avoid foods and smells that seem to trigger nausea. Sometimes this will be nearly every food or every smell.
Remember that not all of these will work for you. Worth a try, to see which work for you.