Morning nausea in pregnancy

Many will say that pregnancy is a mild condition, but those who have experienced unpleasant nausea will not agree. Pregnancy is a wonderful thing, but there are some not-so-nice things to carry with you, one of them being morning sickness.

Morning nausea happens for a reason; it is there to protect your child because it reduces the risk of illnesses that you can pass on to your child. In any case, nausea and vomiting that lasts for months is not really fun, but there are ways you can still alleviate them a little.

Whether you are hungry or not, eat as often as possible in smaller meals. Try to eat at least every two hours. Do not overeat at once. An empty stomach or a full stomach is not good for your nausea. It would be good if you had healthy crackers at the end of the bed to eat before getting out of bed.

Cold foods like yogurt, salads, fruits, and cold soups will calm the stomach, while cannon fodder can cause nausea due to its stronger odor.

You need to drink enough water, and you can add coconut or other fruits to the water. The most important thing is not to let your body dehydrate. Eat protein and carbohydrate-rich foods before you go to bed.

Drink cold liquid, but slowly. It will help if you keep the orange in your bag because the feeling of a refreshing liquid in your mouth can help reduce nausea. Throw away foods that cause you nausea.

The smell of mint or eucalyptus helps to reduce nausea. Buy essential oil and every time you feel nauseous, inhale a little or pour a few drops into warm water and keep on the radiator.

It is important that you sleep enough as fatigue also promotes nausea. After lunch, always rest and take a nap. We are all stressed out, but try to keep stress levels to a minimum as it also boosts nausea.

Learn to breathe. When you have nausea, close your right nostril and inhale through your left nostril. Breathe for a few minutes and your body will relax.

For a good fight against nausea, ginger tea will help. Boil water, grate ginger and drink two to three cups a day.

Author: S. G., Photo: Piotr Marcinski / Shutterstock

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