Some Remedies for Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Morning Sickness During Pregnancy
Morning sickness is not harmful to you or your baby, but if you experience excessive vomiting and cannot manage to keep your food down, you may have hyperemesis gravidarum - is a condition characterized by severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and sometimes electrolyte disturbance. Mild cases are treated with dietary measures, rest, and antacids.

Morning sickness during pregnancy is caused by hormonal changes, vitamin deficiency, low blood sugar, strong smells, foul odors, fatigue, stress, constipation, anxiety and worry about pregnancy:

Remedies

  • Eat a protein-rich snack before bed.
  • Go for a walk or enjoy some mild exercise to relieve hormonal activity.
  • Avoid spicy, fried, rich, fatty, and greasy foods.
  • Avoid any caffeine or artificial sweeteners.
  • Get plenty of fresh air.
  • Eat 5 to 6 small, frequent meals every few hours throughout the day
  • Try to get a lot of rest! Being overtired makes morning sickness worse.
  • Drink lemonade.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Drink ginger tea.
  • Ginger biscuits are very good for breakfast
  • Do not lie down after eating.
  • Do not skip meals.
  • Do not let this condition go untreated.
  • Do not cook or eat spicy food.

NB: You Should Contact Your Doctor;

If you are experiencing excessive nausea and vomiting that prevents you from keeping any food down

If vomiting is accompanied by pain or fever

If nausea and vomiting persists well into the second trimester (after the 12th week)
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