What's good for morning sickness???

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Shaina - posted on 05/15/2013

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The only thing that EVER worked for me was this stuff called Herbal AntiEmetic by this company called Elk Haven Herbals. I tried EVERYTHING else.

Sarah - posted on 01/24/2009

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I curve morning sickness by makeing sure my stomach is never empty. Try ginger ale or 7 up to fill you up!

Carol - posted on 01/24/2009

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Raisins before you even get up from bed. Keep them on your nightstand. They're also high in iron, and postassium.

Joni - posted on 01/24/2009

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Try using Sea Bands. They are made for motion sickness and they are bands you wear on your wrists that hit a pressure point to reduce nausea. This was the only thing that worked for me with my kids but I was glad to have them.

Della - posted on 01/21/2009

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Ginger biscuits! Also i found it helped if I took some crackers upstairs and a glass of water to munch beofre i got up to settle the stomach...

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Jess - posted on 01/24/2009

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i never had it but apparently ginger, either fresh (really nice as a hot tea with lemon and honey!) or you can buy capsules. Also low blood sugar, keep eating even if you dont feel like it, its important for you and your baby!  Relaxation is essential too! Good luck. x0x

Carissa - posted on 01/24/2009

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Anything with ginger helped me. Plus I realized if I didn't allow myself to become overly hungry, I could curb the sickness throughout the day. Multiple smaller meals over the day was better than just 3 regular meals.

Darci - posted on 01/24/2009

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you are going to get tons of advise on this lol... for me ginger tea or nibbling on crystalized ginger, take your prenatals at night right before bed with a high protein snack. The protein takes longer to break down so it stays in your system longer. This is one of the main reasons we can have morning sickness. The old eat small meals and snacks in the day works (better). If it gets really bad you can talk to your doc about safe anti-nausea meds. Really you have to wait it out is what it comes down to. I'm in my 16th week and finally at the point where I'm able to eat many different foods.. such a blessing! The say that for most women it eases or completely disappears in the 4th month. Im not sure how far along you are but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Most of all just eat what you can when you can. Keep something in your stomach and try to keep up your fluids and all will be well :)
Best of luck and blessings:)

Evelyn - posted on 01/24/2009

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what has worked for me is pop sickles yes early in the morning it has help but make sure you drink plenty of fluids because the pop sickles will make you dehydarated

Nicole - posted on 01/24/2009

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With both pregnancies, I had this. As soon as I woke up, I ate a few crackers. I found if I did not eat something, like, 5 minutes of waking up, I would throw up, or, dry heave.

Angela - posted on 01/24/2009

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Quoting Natalie:

What's good for morning sickness???




I am 6 and a half months pregnant with my second child and had terrible morning sickness this time around. It didn't go away until I reached the fifth month of pregnancy! Foods that helped me were saltine crackers, peanut butter cheese crackers (although I think these have been recalled right now with the recent salmonella outbreak) string cheese, applesauce, dry toast with peanut butter, tap water tea and milk.



My morning sickness was pretty severe so my doctor prescribed meds for it. Scopalimine patches worked well. You put a patch behind your ear and wear it for three days. I did develop a mild skin irritation to this because I used it for so many months and it was also hard to determine if the morning sickness was going away or if it was just the medicine making me feel better. You could also try dramamine which is over the counter, but it might make you drowsy.



My doctor switched me to Antivert which is a pill and it worked great. Zofran has also worked for a lot of my pregnant friends, but didn't do a thing for my morning sickness.



 



Hope this helps!



 



Angie

Kelley - posted on 01/24/2009

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I swear by licorice Altoids. They are very hard to find, but you can order them from Amazon. They get me through the day!

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I've heard protein shakes - add protein powder to your usual smoothie. My favorite is frozen blueberries, banana, yogurt, milk. You can even add spinach, and you won't even taste it.

Stephanie - posted on 01/23/2009

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Nothing worked for me 100% during either of my two pregnancies but these things helped: Ginger tea, All Natural Flat Gingerale with no preservatives, Peaches Sour Apples during the first trimester, preggie Pops. I had to avoid meat all together for the first pregnancy. My husband could not even suggest it. And garlic or any seasoning smell sent made me sick. I lost weight being pregnant but made sure I took vitamins(oh and that was another thing that made me sick... I took an expensive prenatal prescription vitamin with a special iron in it which was the only kind I could keep down). My first son was perfectly healthy which was my biggest concern with being sick. I ate lots of plain veggies.

Lorna - posted on 01/23/2009

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for me nothing helped I tried from saltine's,gingerale,7up and everything you can think of, the only thing that help a little was a little bit of salt at the point of your tounge. good luck

Molly - posted on 01/23/2009

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The only thing that helps me is smoothies. The V8 Strawberry Banana Smoothie is really good:)

Pati - posted on 01/23/2009

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I kept saltine crackers next to the bed and 7 up. when I woke up I would nibble on one before I even tried to get up.



I also switched my side of the bed to be closer to the bathroom, and slept on my left side. that seems to help the most, but my morning sickness turned into all day sickness for the most part.

User - posted on 01/23/2009

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I kept blueberry Nutrigrain bars in my nightstand. When I got up in the middle of the night to pee (last time closest to alarm going off) I would eat one. So, when I got out of bed a couple hours later I wasn't starving which often causes nausea during pregnancy.

Before I found this little trick I chewed mint gum while driving (helped tons!) and then sipped ginger ale and munched crackers. Hope something works for ya!

Alisa - posted on 01/23/2009

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Many good homeopathics that help - I think Hylands makes one specifically for pregnancy morning sickness... Once you move on to heartburn, papaya enzyme is a lifesaver.

Audra - posted on 01/23/2009

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I took Vitamin B6 when I was sick.  (And I drank a lot of gatorade!)  My midwife reccomended the B6 and it really helped.  Good luck!

Ellen - posted on 01/23/2009

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Babies r us has a few products for that. The preggie pops are good. When all else fails pray for your second trimester hopefully it will go away. Good luck.

Amanda - posted on 01/23/2009

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i lived on peppermints and water for the first 2 to 3 months of my pregnancy...

Jennifer - posted on 01/23/2009

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Quoting Natalie:

What's good for morning sickness???

I only had morning sickness twice, thank god! The first time I just threw up and it was over. The second time I was nauseous from the second I opened my eyes til' the second I went to sleep. It was awful and I feel bad for anyone who has it, especially throughout pregnancy. My grandma always told me to keep saltines handy, and just nibble on them slowly, hope it helps.

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I had a handful of ginger snap cookies sitting on my bed stand and I would eat them every morning before I even sat up to get out of bed.  They seemed to help.  To this day I will not touch ginger snap cookies! :)  Also, my son had surgery and his ENT said that pure ginger ale, not the cheap stuff in soda cans but pure ginger ale like you would get at a food co-op or whole foods store is very good for nausea.  I never had to use it for him, but it is worth a try.  Good luck!  I had morning sickness for 3 months with the first one and 6 months with the second one.  I feel for ya!

User - posted on 01/22/2009

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as soon as i started to feel woozy, i would drink a few sips of plain ole' apple juice, worked every time!

Megan - posted on 01/22/2009

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Quoting Natalie:

What's good for morning sickness???  Black cup of tea and toast with nothing on it.



 

Alisha - posted on 01/22/2009

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Red raspberry leaf tea shouldn't be drank in the early stages of pregnancy there is a compound in it that can casue contractions and make your body start preparing your body for the baby by telling your body to produce milk, try taking yout vitamins at night because they can make you sick, and to get some of the much needed sleep a b6 vitamin coupled with a half of a unisom before bed is a safeway to get the sleep you need and the b6 helps with energy and the sick feeling..

Sara - posted on 01/22/2009

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lying in bed with crackers. 5-10 minutes in bed and then vomitting (i know it sounds weird but that is the only thing that made me feel okay the rest of the day). I tried those pills that were supposed to diminish the feeling but they never worked, only crackers and then vomitting. Horrible combo, but it can't last forever!

User - posted on 01/22/2009

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I found that the b3 that I was taking alleviated my feeling of nausea in both pregnancies it was great because I took it in the morning with breakfast and it meant I didn't have to snack on ginger or drink ginger tea all day



It is convenient and natural b3 occurs naturally in certain foods.

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eating every 30 minutes little bites of anything that is basic carbs and or light protien is all that ever worked for me and I had it 8 times.

Sarah - posted on 01/21/2009

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The only thing that helped me was this stuff called "Cola Syrup" that my husband actually found for me at Walgreens. It worked wonders and I still keep a bottle of it in the house! Once I got a little further along, I also found that ginger ale work well until my heartburn got to bad for me to drink pop.

Barbara - posted on 01/21/2009

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as hard as it maybe, eat. My doc suggested having crackers at the bedside and eatting a little w water in the morning. I found that it was helpful to eat something first thing and take prenatals w food. I also always tried to have some crackers on me.

Sarah - posted on 01/21/2009

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Hi I lived off dry nutrigrain when I was pregnant with both of my children it worked better than anything else that I have tried and I sure did try a LOT of different things. Good luck

Ann - posted on 01/21/2009

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Do you know that your doctor can prescribe a melt-in-your-mouth pill that stops naseau? It was covered by my insurance and worked in less than 5 minutes. It lasts about 4 hours. It is safe to take while pregnant. I'm on my 3rd pregnancy and the doctor of my first two was holding out on me. This pill made life so wonderful! Check it out. (By the way, do you have insomnia too? I noticed you posted at 12:30am. Let's hear it for pregnancy and all of its wonderful side effects!)

Maria - posted on 01/21/2009

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Motion sickness wrist bands are good along with sage, ginger or peppermint teas. The sure fire cure is time! In 9 months it will be gone.

Teresa - posted on 01/21/2009

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i tryed everything , nothing worked, it only lasts a couple months. just remember it will all be worth it when u hold ya baby in ya arms good luck

Michelle - posted on 01/20/2009

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I found pepperment tea helped me. In fact I found it listed as a calmer in a book assoc with our simplier days. worked for me

User - posted on 01/20/2009

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hi i drank a lot of ginger tea and ginger ale that always helped and i would also keep crystalized ginger in my handbag all the time to snak on.

Julie - posted on 01/20/2009

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Hi- I can help you! I sell a range of Cellular Nutrition products that give your body optimum nutrition- all the vitamins, minerals required- thus the body starts to heal, feel energetic and becomes more vitalised and healthy. The products are safe to use during pregnancy as nutrition. Let me know if you are interested I could email you some information.

Julie

User - posted on 01/20/2009

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I found that one of the vitamin B's was really helpful for both of my pregnacies, I think it was vitamin B3 if you go to a health food store or a chemist they will know.



Good luck.

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