While a biological reason claims that morning sickness protects your baby, and they are less likely at the risks of miscarriages, the queasy feeling however is no fun at all and truly annoying. Read on 15 Quick Tips to Beat the Morning Sickness on Nutrihealthline.com
1. Get good rest
Ensure you get a good night’s sleep and try getting a maternity body pillow that will properly help you support your back and stomach. Take quick naps during day which can be beneficial.
2. Move around slowly
Don’t be in a hurry to get out of the bed and move quickly. Take your time and avoid moving around straight after eating.
3. Frequent small
portion meals/snacks- An empty stomach can make you queasier more, so have small and frequent meals or snacks every two hours, even though you don’t feel like it.
4. Don’t Overeat
Eat small portions, and overeating is as bad as an empty stomach and can wosen the feeling.
5. Opt for Hydrating Foods
Choose foods like salads, yogurt, fruit, and cold soup that will help you stay hydrated. If water is making you puke, try flavoured water, coconut water, lemon tea, ginger tea. The more dehydrated, the more nauseating you feel.
6. Avoid these Foods
Avoid fatty or too spicy or fried foods, Caffeine and foods that could upset your digestive system. Also avoid too much sugar or sweet stuff.
7. Avoid Computers
If you are susceptible to morning sickness, take a break to your works and avoid computer monitor flicker. Try avoiding using computers, but if you can’t then try adjusting the screen by making the fonts larger and changing the background to a soft color to lower strain on eyes.
8. Physical Activity
Few soon-to-be mothers may find it hard to move around when they feel queasy. But being physically active can actually reduce such symptoms of lousiness.
9. Sniff a Fresh Scent
Ugly or potent smells when you are outside can turn your tummy nauseating, and Morning sickness is often smell-associated. Try sniffing fresh scents when you go out on a walk or open a window. Also, carrying a lemon, or peppermint oil and sneaking a sniff can make you feel better.
10. Stress and Tiredness aggravates morning sickness
Take quick breaks and reduce the stress and tiredness as the stress hormones seem to exacerbate nausea symptoms. Quick naps, shutting your eyes for few minutes from heavy works can help.
11. Try Ginger
Ginger is considered as stomach soother and helps quell the nausea. Try adding Ginger to boiled water and sip the drink or you can take Ginger soups, Ginger candies, jams and more.
12. Wear loose and comfortable clothing
Pregnant women should who switch from tight to loose-fitting clothing that will reduce the symptoms of morning sickness and nausea.
13. Pregnancy belly band
Getting a Pregnancy belly band can be beneficial, as the tight pants and clothing can make the sickness worse.
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15. Avoid the triggers
Find out what is causing the morning sickness, may be egg salad, Brussels sprouts, coffee, tuna and try to avoid them or such smells.