11 Ways to Manage Morning Sickness Naturally

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Morning sickness refers to a feeling of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. About more than 50% women have morning sickness especially during the first trimester of pregnancy. But some women have morning sickness throughout pregnancy. Changes in hormone levels during the first few weeks and reduced blood sugar is common cause of morning sickness.

Morning sickness may have a healthier pregnancy and baby may also be more intelligent and some studies have shown that women with nausea and vomiting during the first trimester have a lower risk of miscarriage.

Here are some ways to manage nausea and vomiting during pregnancy.

1       Breakfast in your bed :-

In morning, first thing you should do that move your hands and legs for five minutes and eat breakfast like toast, biscuit or you can eat cold apple sauce, bananas or any citrus fruit next to your bed. It will help you to feel satisfied early. This will may help you to prevent morning sickness.

2       Ginger :-

Ginger has been used for digestion and helps in reduced abdominal discomfort and upset stomach. It helps in reducing morning sickness during pregnancy. You can eat raw ginger with warm water or you can drink ginger tea.

3       Eat smaller and frequent meals :-

Eating small meals throughout the day is very beneficial during pregnancy, frequent small meals is healthy and keeps your metabolism active and controls blood sugar. Frequently eating small meal keeps your body running smoothly. Baby needs to be fed constantly for every 2 or 3 hours. So eating smaller and frequent meal helps in nausea and vomiting.

4       Mint :-

Eating or sniffing mint containing fresh flavor can help you feel less nauseated, smell some mint leaves or chew mint peppermint useful to relieve in nausea. Make sure you are not vulnerable to a heart burn as peppermint can only worsen in this case.

5       Avoid strong smells :-

Due to hormonal changes in pregnancy, it leads to changes in the sense of smell. Majority pregnant women feel a heightened sense of smell in the first trimester of pregnancy. So avoid strong smells that can trigger your morning sickness.

6       Stay hydrated :-

Drink plenty of water and liquids when you are thirsty. Drink at least 8 to 10 glass of water during the day. Drinking fresh fruit juice, lemon water, coconut water and soup is very much helpful during your pregnancy. In morning sickness drink small amount of liquid regularly drink one cup of coconut water with one table spoon lemon water helps in morning sickness.

7       Avoid fatty and spicy food :-

Eating spicy and fatty food leads to over weight gain, heart burn and upset stomach. So stick to follow healthy diet food so it helps you to cure morning sickness.

8       Lemon juice :-

 Lemon juice with pinch of salt and sugar is a useful remedy for morning sickness. You can also add ginger in lemon water. The sour taste of lemon helps in to relieve in morning sickness. You can also add a few lemon drops in your salad.

9       Get plenty of rest :-

Due to nausea and vomiting you feel very tired so take rest during the day may help you but not after eating a meal. It is important to get good sleep for your body. Sleep at least 8 to 10 hours during your pregnancy.

10     Wear loose cloths  :-

Tight clothing make your nausea worst so wear loose and comfortable clothes to relieve in morning sickness.

11     Walking :-

Light exercise like walking is a good step for morning sickness. Walking is a good for pregnant women. Walking 15 to 20 minutes in a day helps the blood moving. So it helps in morning sickness.

So above remedies are worked for my cousin sister during her pregnancy. Hope it helps.

Categories: Pregnancy


Tshire · February 25, 2021 at 6:42 pm

I fully agree with number 11. As much as its hard to actually get up and exercise when you are nauseous, it trully does help with the nausea. Even if its just a short walk.

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