Published Jul 24, 2005
Is there any treatment for morning sickness?I need your help.Thanks
Munch on a few crackers before getting up.
For severe sickness Diclectin works and is safe for baby.
Preggie pops are good. They are flavored lollipops that have ginger in them. I know you can get em online. I bought mine at baby burlinton coat factory though. They were good to settle the stomach.
Something that helped a little for me (didn't cure it, but helped ease the nausea) was eating ALL THE TIME, even if I wasn't hungry- small amounts of bland food that wouldn't be hard on my digestive system. If I was ever caught somewhere without food, I would feel sicker. I was sickest around 3-4am, I think because I hadn't eaten in so long. Even if you're not hungry, keep nibbling.
Also, keep moving if you can. The more immobile I was, the sicker I felt. If I had to go do errands or work, I actually felt better than if I stayed at home on the LazyBoy...
Hope this helps!
I made it through working as a CNA in the first trimester + third semester of nursing school with preggie pops and a relief band.
Eat before you get ravenous, otherwise it's too late. Eat what you are craving, don't try to substitute. Try to get plenty of rest and decrease stress levels. Stay away from toxic smells (if possible). Good luck!
Avoid prenatal vitamins if possible. The extra iron in them contributes to the morning sickness in some women. I stopped using them in my third pregnancy and the morning sickness was less severe.
Is it really wise to avoid them altogether?
I thought you needed the folic acid.
Or just take it seperately I suppose.
If your relatively in good health, there really isn't a need to take prenatal supplements, but it should be discussed with your physician first. However, everyone does need 400 mcg of folic acid a day in addition to the folic acid found in what you eat at least a month prior to getting pregnant and during your first trimester. And you need to increase your intake to 600 mcg once you are pregnant. As far as needing iron, unless you're anemic, you can wait to take the iron in supplements because it can make nausea and constipation worse. Prenatal supplements containing no more than 27 mg needed shouldn't be a problem. Everyone has great suggestions to treating morning sickness... I've heard preggie pops are great.
hiIs there any treatment for morning sickness?I need your help.Thanks
My favorite: potato chips and lemonade. Something about the salt and the tangy sweet has helped a lot of people.
Ginger has actually been studied and found to be helpful as well.
Another hint is to avoid things and odors that make you feel nauseated ( like raw meat, for example). One of my coworkers sniffed peppermint when she felt nauseated.
Some also like the seabands...
You have a lot of options!
Yes, DEFINITELY eat what you're craving. Good advice. I'm a pretty healthy eater normally, but there were nights when all I wanted was a Burger King happy meal. Another night, it was PopTarts.
Also, my ob put me on prenatal vitamins with extra B vitamins, which are supposed to help morning sickness. I can't remember the specific name of them.
Protein. My sister-in-law's OB suggested peanut butter w/ the crackers in the morning. Seemed to work for her...
sirI, MSN, APRN, NP
Is it really wise to avoid them altogether? I thought you needed the folic acid.Or just take it seperately I suppose. Z
You can try taking the prenatals at night, but, to not take them is unwise. You must talk with your healthcare provider regarding this. The risk of neural tubes defect is greater than not taking the prenatals at all to avoid morning sickness.
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