Is Nausea Getting the Best of You? Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness for Relief
Around 70% of women experience morning sickness during pregnancy. There are some who feel nauseated throughout the entire day; others will vmot, and the lucky ones who never get sick at all. I I think any women who has been pregnant and suffered from morning sickness, can agree the name needs to be changed to “all-day-all-night-sickness” because it doesn’t just strike in the morning.If you are one of the 70% of women who are suffering from limited or horrible morning sickness, take on these survival tips to make your life a little bit easier as you work hard at growing your beautiful baby.
How Long Does Morning Sickness Last?
For some women after 14 weeks or less they don’t have anymore morning sickness again. Each woman’s body and pregnancy is unique, and it is hard to say when it will end entirely. You might have had an easy pregnancy with your first baby and this one you can’t stay out of the bathroom. Pregnancy doesn’t come with an actual handbook for all the challenges and changes we go through.
Can You Be Sick Your Entire Pregnancy?
22 Natural Remedies for Surviving Morning Sickness
1. Snack Constantly
2. Take Your Prenatal Vitamins At Night & Before Bed
3. Load Up On Protein
6. Eat Before You Get Out Of Bed
7. Nap, Sleep & Rest Up
Lemon is a common natural remedy know to help with morning sickness, whether you sniff lemon or pop a hard candy in a lemon flavor in your mouth it can help curb morning sickness. It can also help mask other odors which are strong and overbearing and make you feel ill.
9. Hard Candies
11. Ask A Friend
12. Reduce Your Stress Levels
13. Stay Hydrated
Coconut water is super hydrating and a good to keep on hand if you like the flavor and want a water alternative.
14. Track Your Nausea
15. Frozen Snacks
16. Pedialyte Pops
17. Pink Stork Nausea Tea
19. Vitamin B6
This was a lifesaver for me in my second pregnancy where I was sick throughout the entire 39 weeks. You may not feel like running a marathon, but walking on the treadmill, swimming, or doing a light workout can help release endorphins to counteract the nausea (and helps with fatigue too!)
21. Gatorade Ice Cubes
Once you hit the second trimester, this is when morning sickness tends to dissipate and hopefully, will fully disappear. Have you started to think about childbirth and baby classes you want to take? My friend Hilary, who is a veteran Labor & Delivery nurse created an awesome Online Childbirth Class you should consider.
In the meantime, have you grabbed your Preparing for Baby Workbook?
The Ultimate Pregnancy Organization Toolkit
Be sure to snag the Preparing for Baby Toolkit Here – Read more about what’s inside to help you stay organized and prepare during every step of your pregnancy, and after you bring baby home. This information will help you prepare for baby, won’t let you forget any detail during pregnancy and take the overwhelm out of expecting a baby. Read more about what’s inside and the preparing for baby toolkit will help you.