How To Get Relief From Nausea With Home Remedies During Early Months Of Pregnancy

Morning sickness is often one of the first signs of pregnancy. It is a common complaint, but it often passes by 3 months into the pregnancy.

Dr. Vinutha Prashanth, Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at Cloudnine Group of Hospitals, Bengaluru (Kanakapura branch).

  • Morning sickness is often one of the first signs of pregnancy. It is a common complaint, but it often passes by 3 months into the pregnancy. However, for some women, severe morning sickness can be bothersome. It usually stunts around 6 weeks and disappears around 12th week.
  • Morning sickness doesn’t need medical help unless it is severe and leads to dehydration and weight loss.

Facts about morning sickness

  • Morning sickness occurs in over 50% of women.
  • Can be managed in no of ways including dietary measures, acupressure.
  • Active medical treatment is required in case of severe vomiting.

Some tips for minimizing unpleasant symptoms of nausea/vomiting during pregnancy.

  • Get plenty of rest
  • It is important to get a good night’s sleep, napping during day may help too but not straight after a meal.

Eat with care

  • Fatty and spicy foods, caffeine increase the chance of tri giving the release of stomach acid.
  • Bland food may be less angulating.
  • Small position sizes.

LIFESTYLE & HOME REMEDIES

Choose food carefully

  • Select food that are high in protein, low in fat. Easy to digest & avoid greasy / spicy / fatty
  • Bland food may be easy to digest

Snack often

  • Nibble throughout the day rather than eating three larger meals.
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Aim for 6-8 glass of non-caffeinated fluids.
  • Pay attention to nausea trigive.
  • Breath fresh air.
  • Take care with prenatal vitamins.
  • Alternative medicines.
  • Acupressure
  • Acupuncture
  • Ginger- Herbal ginger – seem to alternate morning sickness for some women.
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