Moms’ Morning Sickness Remedies

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Mornng sickness. It’s an annoying, but very common part of pregnancy. Lots of women experience morning sickness during their pregnancies, and the funny thing is, morning sickness can happen at any time of the day, and for some women, it lasts through the duration of their pregnancy. Read on for some tips on how to remedy morning sickness.

1. Lemon Water

Put a few slices of lemon in your water to help calm your stomach. This remedy is a great way to stay hydrated and combat nausea.

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2. Try Mint

Peppermint candies, tea, and gum can sometimes help to ease morning sickness. This is because mint is a natural nausea cure. The same thing can be said for ginger too.

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3. Crackers

Keep a box of crackers beside your bed and eat a few in the morning before even getting up. This can help to settle your stomach before you even start your day.

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4. Get Outside

Though it may sound counter intuitive, getting up and getting outside can actually make you feel better when you are nauseous. The physical activity can help to calm your hormones .

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5. Fresh Air

Many women find that getting some fresh air can help to ease their symptoms. If you can’t get outside, open a window or turn on a fan to get some air circulating in your home.

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6. Small Meals

Eating 5 or 6 small meals throughout the day, spaced out by a couple of hours, can really help to ease your morning sickness as well. Make sure you choose healthy foods with a balance of carbs and protein. Avoid large, heavy meals, as they can make your tummy feel even worse.

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7. Acupuncture

It might sound a little out there, but many women claim that acupuncture treatments were the answer to their prayers when it came to relieving morning sickness.

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8. Eat, Then Drink

Try to avoid eating during meals. Instead, get your fluids in between meals. This can help to avoid too much bulk in the stomach, which can make nausea worse.

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9. Stay Bland

This is not the time to experiment with spicy or exotic foods. If you find something that works for you, stick with it. Try bland, comforting foods during your pregnancy.

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10. Move Slowly

Anytime you make sudden movements, it can trigger a bout of nausea. Keep this in mind, and get out of bed slowly, avoid bending down suddenly, or anything else that could trigger an episode.

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11. Buy A Band

There are a number of different morning sickness bands on the market today that can help to relieve nausea and many of them are all natural.

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12. Talk To Your Doctor

If all else fails, talk with your doctor about getting a prescription medication that can stop your nausea. There are many different choices out there, and your doctor can help you find one that is right for you.

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Dr. Lynette Weiss is ConceiveEasy's Senior Physician and Scientific Director. She is certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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