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Nausea and vomiting does make many miserable during pregnancy. There are a few tips which may help you. One is eat small frequent meals, of simple carbohydrates like unbuttered toast, plain rice, salt cracker, plain baked potatoes etc. Avoid oily and spicy food and heavy meals. Do not get up from sitting or lying down position fast. Early in the morning take a dry cracker or peppermint while in bed, slightly propped up. Get up slowly from the bed. Keep sipping lemonade or juice or herbal decaffeinated tea during the day. If nausea and/or vomiting still persist, talk to your gynecologist to start some medication. Regarding food, you can basically eat anything light or that you crave for. However eat frequently and keep portion size small. Hope this helps. Take care!
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