When your STARVING but really feeling the morning sickness what do you ladies eat?

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Tiffany - posted on 11/28/2009

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I have morning sickness all day long and really bad, so I got the Dr. to give me medication to stop it so I could eat and drink. I had been in the E.R. 2 times in 5 days for dehydration because of it...

Chris - posted on 09/16/2012

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when u get up mornings try a slice of dry toast works wonders, do not drink tea in the mornings, mother of four siblings.

Sherilyn - posted on 12/05/2009

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Anything you would eat as if you had the flu or you were "sick"!!!

Crackers, soup, ginger ale ,bread light foods and stay away from your green veggies they will make you throw up or get diaria!!** TIP** it happened to me!!! it was one of my cravings and I was rushed to Emerg.

Ligia - posted on 12/03/2009

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for me hard candy always worked. i think its because it makes your mouth watery.. so when your having the morning sickness urge its almost as if your brain is thinking its the candy thats making your mouth water, not morning sickness.

Aimee - posted on 12/05/2009

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cream crackers or ginger biscuits!!! i had mornin sickness till 16 weeks with my 2nd child and couldnt keep much down. crackers are plain an seem t stay down best!

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Stifler's - posted on 01/09/2011

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Toast with just butter! I took Blackmores Morning Sickness relief tablets too.

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Ginger nut cookies and cold decafinated black tea was a must on my bedside table first thing every morning, id prepare it the night before so I never got out of bed before having it. worked a treat.

Iysha - posted on 01/08/2011

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I would feel sick if I didnt eat every so often. Usually fruit did the trick...it was light, easy on the run, and was great for the morning sickness. When I was pregnant, that is pretty much all I ate...apples and oranges =]

Jennifer - posted on 01/08/2011

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Cinnamon crackers have been a life saver for me. I was told by a lab tech that mustard is supposed to help but I would ask my doc before using it. I read some cons about it too online. Definitely stay hydrated- sometimes easier said than done. Even water taste weird to me right now (I'm 12 weeks and having major morning sickness). Ginger gum is recommended. I wear an accupressure band by Seaband 24/7. It helps some. I wouldn't worry about avoiding foods too much in the first trimester because I was told that the baby mainly needs carbs then, but if it is extreme or carries over too long, your doc may need to be notified. I can't tolerate dairy products right now, so I take a supplement of 1200mg of calcium but not at the same time as my prenatal vitamin. The calcium can block iron absorbing properly. Hang in there guys. Women have been doing this for thousands of years. It's not a joyride right now, but in the end it will be worth it.

Kerry - posted on 12/05/2009

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i went 2 the doctors and they gave me sum tablets and the sickness calmed down loads ad try that, just take 1 b4 u get out ov bed in the morn 1 in afternoon and 1 b4 bed

Sara - posted on 12/05/2009

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Crazy as it seems, pink grapefruit is awesome for morning sickness! My doc told me to eat it and it worked! Good luck!

Sara - posted on 12/05/2009

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Crazy as it seems, pink grapefruit is awesome for morning sickness! My doc told me to eat it and it worked! Good luck!

Shannon - posted on 12/04/2009

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a cup of soup, the clear chicken one I found that my body absorbed what it needed to be sustained and I had really bad morning sickness to the point where I couldn't hold water either....

Kerstin - posted on 12/04/2009

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since my doctor told me i could have 2 caffinated beverages a day, I drank coke in the morning when I had really bad morning sickness it worked wonders. I give my oldest coke when he is feeling nausiated

Rebecca - posted on 12/04/2009

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I am 5.5 months pregnant right now, and the ONLY thing I could eat in the morning when I had morning sickness was a cheese snack and V8!

Mary - posted on 12/04/2009

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Saltine crackers never helped me, but I was also sick the WHOLE pregnancy up until birth. So the only thing that helped me was ginger ale, pretty much drank that the whole three to four months in the beginning, after that, spicy foods helped me out.

Jessie - posted on 12/04/2009

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I ate the peanut butter & cheese crackers a good bit. The starch in the crackers seemed to ease some of the nausea and the peanut butter added a little protein.

Deborah - posted on 12/04/2009

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those little party pretzels (no saltines here). salty and dry was the way to go, even if it's just toast with some salt sprinkled on.

Courtney - posted on 12/03/2009

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Smoothies worked for me! I couldn't eat food in the morning for around 3 months but for some reason I could drink smoothies. I loaded them with bananas, berries, yogurt anything I wanted to. It worked wonders, I got all the nutrients I needed for the morning and it stayed down. I had really bad morning sickness otherwise.

Matiqua - posted on 12/03/2009

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I had the same problem. What I found helped is to down some Boost, Nutrament or Ensure. Full of nutrients in just a few quick easy gulps, good for the baby and you. Hopefully the milk in them don't bother you.

Holli - posted on 12/03/2009

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I don't know if you live in the south but grits totally helped me. I lost 17 lbs due to morning sickness in my first trimester and grits were the only thing I could hold down. I recommend bland flavored foods. I tried saltines but they were too salty and ginger ale but it was too sweet. Plain grilled cheese also helped me. I would toast the bread so you don't have to cook it in butter but those were just about the only 2 things I could hold down. Good luck!

Cristy - posted on 12/03/2009

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I couldn't eat the saltine crackers (they made me more nauseated). I was addicted to the Smart food White Cheddar Popcorn (comes in a black bag), it was the ONLY thing that seemed to really help out! :) Good Luck! It will get better, just hang in there! :)

Cristy - posted on 12/03/2009

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I couldn't eat the saltine crackers (they made me more nauseated). I was addicted to the Smart food White Cheddar Popcorn (comes in a black bag), it was the ONLY thing that seemed to really help out! :) Good Luck! It will get better, just hang in there! :)

Jennifer - posted on 12/03/2009

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yup the saltines work or red jello. you can also ask your doctor for phenagram pills they are safe and make the sickness go away!

Jenna - posted on 12/03/2009

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I call it the all the time sickness...morning really would be nice but i had it all times of the day for the first five in a half months, i carried packets of honey and that helped out a lot with the crazy stomach feelings. When i really needed something to eat i had saltines crackers.

Tess - posted on 12/03/2009

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also anything with ginger, ginger slice was best for me. u can get stuff from chemist even grocer.

Tess - posted on 12/03/2009

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hi, i know how u feel when ur so hungery but at the same time ud be sick if u ate as well. what worked wonders for me was a couple of dry biscuits or crackers... plain.

Amber - posted on 12/03/2009

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i know it sounds weird but for me the only thing that stayed down was apple juice and fruit rollups..

Heidi - posted on 12/03/2009

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Watermelon. Especially if you are throwing up. extra h2o. Delish. Out of the fridge though. not warm. also black olives. weird.

Lene - posted on 12/03/2009

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Toast with nothing on it and a cup of rooibos tea without milk! It really worked for me

Ashlie - posted on 12/03/2009

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this sounds so weird but honestly green sour apples helped so much! I would eat one before bed and i wouldnt wake up sick the next morning. Hope it helps you.

Alisa - posted on 12/03/2009

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You can cut a lemon in half and for some people just the smell of it makes you feel better, But as for me I had to put a lil lemon juice in ice water! Not real tatsy but not to bad! Helps pretty fast!

Krista - posted on 12/03/2009

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I did crackers and sprite......it worked but if I never eat another cracker in my life it would be too soon LOL

Aly - posted on 12/03/2009

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You should try drinking chicken broth or making white rice the night before and Sticking it in the fridge and Just eat a few spoon fulls at a time, Or it may just come back up and you will be back at square one. Crackers didnt really work for me that well, the only way they would work is if I put them on my night stand and ate one or two before i even sat up in bed. One swallow of crackers One tiny sip of water. repeat. Then Just laying there for 5 min or so.

Kameron - posted on 12/03/2009

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ginger ale sucked for me i drank sprite, crackers didnt really help.... but i ate tons and tons of popcicles. i got the sugar free ones since i ate them by the box. hahah good luck dear.

Elizabeth - posted on 12/03/2009

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Stage one baby foods (not the banana though that never worked), and Ritz crackers. Before I even got out of bed.



Dairy made mine worse so I would mix carnation instant breakfast with rice milk for the calories. I had horrible hyperemesis and anything heavy would come up.



Campbell soups worked in the after noons. And Salads in the evenings. Red meat was WAY out that made it worse for me.

Joetta - posted on 12/03/2009

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any type of crackers in general or something with ginger. If you can keep something in your stomach i found out the morning sickness wasnt so bad. Only when i was on an empty stomach was my morning sickness the worse. Like most prego books say. keep crackers and water next to the bed so you can have a snack without gettin up

Katrina - posted on 12/03/2009

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I had morning sickness my first 4 months of pregnancy and what helped me was saline crackers and graham crackers. It helped to have them by the bed and before I would even get up I would eat one or two, it seemed to help.

Annemarie - posted on 12/03/2009

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I got some preggie pops that i used to eat and the nausea would pass.they taste like ginger and really works.You can buy them from woollies or pharmacies.I used to eat a lot of fruit as well.

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protein... yogurt, a little grilled chicken, apples w pb..saltines, ginger ale, cheese, i know it can b hard to try to keep stuff down, just try to breathe through eating.. lol.. my hubby would follow me around w food and keep offering it to me, i was like damn leave me alone lol but it did help

Danielle - posted on 12/02/2009

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Crackers or just bread with nothing on it. And SIP on water. Don't drink it fast.

Marian - posted on 12/02/2009

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lemon flavored starburst works great for me, or crackers with sprite. My doc also said try B12 and/or ginger

REBEKAH - posted on 12/02/2009

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I found that when I was feeling nauseous in the morning, I would lay in bed and eat two or three crackers or a nutra-grain bar and try to go back to sleep for a half hour. then when you get up there is something in your stomach and you passed the nausea.

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