Pregnancy is a time in a woman’s life when she should be blissfully happy, planning and awaiting her precious bundle of joy. Well, unfortunately It doesn’t always work that way for some women. A majority of pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting during the early part of their pregnancy. It can occur at any time of the day. For some women the symptoms may be worse in the early morning, while others may have them at different time of the day. Some even experience it throughout the entire pregnancy. There are some simple tips to help suppress nausea and vomiting without having to worry about side effects.
It is common for some women to experience nausea early in their pregnancy. Most times the nausea tapers off at around the third trimester. Nausea can be triggered by certain things. Knowing what triggers your nausea and using some simple home remedies will help to reduce nausea. Simple things such as when waking in the mornings, slowly get out of bed. In the mornings there is an imbalance in the blood sugar that can cause dizziness and nausea if you stand up abruptly. One effective method that may help some pregnant women, is to keep crackers at the bedside. In the mornings before getting out of bed (which should be done slowly) eat a few crackers. This will help to regulate your blood sugar, which can become low in the morning before rising. Certain perfumes that you usually wear before pregnancy can trigger nausea. Aversion in pregnancy is quite common. Foods that you once enjoyed may upset your stomach. Even the taste of a simple bottle of water can trigger it as well. Avoid things that you know will bring on a nauseated feeling.
Taking your prenatal vitamins
It is essential that you take your prenatal vitamins each day. Some women say that they feel more nauseous when they take prenatal vitamins. If you experience a similar feeling, you may consider changing the type of prenatal that you take. If your doctor prescribes them for you, talk to him about changing it to another type. Some women reported that certain prenatal vitamins may help to boost the appetite.
Less portion of food
Here is a great tip for the pregnant ladies suffering from nausea. Limit the amount of food that you eat each meal time. Eating smaller portions of food is said to have helped many pregnant women to reduce nausea symptoms. Instead of eating large portions throughout the day, break them into smaller meals. Eating smaller portions more often reduces the nausea and vomiting.
Ginger is well-known for its many medicinal purposes. Ginger is a natural way to stop nausea in its tracks. You can prepare ginger into a delicious tasting hot tea, by slicing it and boiling it for a few minutes. If you rather to drink it cold, you can let it cool and drink it throughout the day.Nausea usually goes away eventually as the pregnancy progresses. In some cases it may become worse and interfere with your meals. See your doctor if you are experiencing severe nausea accompanied by vomiting. These simple tips will help you to reduce nausea so that you can enjoy this important chapter of your life.