As your baby grows your body goes throw many effects. One of these notable beginning effects is morning sickness, which as well can be annoying. Read this guide if you need some tips to deal with it.
As commonly and medically known, morning sickness and nausea are some of the earliest tell-tale signs of pregnancy. Many women report having morning sickness before they get a positive on a pregnancy test.
Some omen report having morning sickness throughout the day, while others say it is worse in the morning. The good news is that for many, morning sickness disappears around the 12th week of pregnancy.
Now, this isn't suggesting you eat a bundle of snacks in bed but suggesting consuming something small before getting out of it in the morning.
Research has shown that for many women, eating light crackers or even trail mix before getting out of bed can ease nausea and prevent vomiting. The small snack helps to reduce stomach acid, which is what causes nausea.
Do your best to eat small meals often throughout the day instead of three large ones.
Smaller meals are easier to keep down in between your bouts of morning sickness. So, eat 6 to 8 small meals during the day. Once you can keep food down, you can have something else in a couple of hours.
Eat only foods which are appealing to you.
Although it is important to eat a healthy diet during pregnancy, if it is going to end up in the toilet when you throw up, then it’s best to stick to things that you like eating. So if the green vegetables make you feel queasy just by looking at them, then just skip them. This doesn't mean never eat them though, as it is essential and provides vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin A, calcium, iron, folate and potassium.
Take iron free prenatal vitamins. It is better for women suffering from severe cases of morning sickness to stick to an iron-free diet. Iron-rich foods and vitamins are more likely to cause morning sickness. (Foods such as raw meat, eggs, and fish are not that great for pregnant women)
Once you stop having morning sickness, you can start taking a regular prenatal vitamin
Sometimes the simplest thing as breathing can help your regulate your morning sickness. You can use forms of yoga breathing techniques. As well meditation is recommended to keep you relaxed.