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1541869 tn?1293124759

Anything good to help with morning sickness????


I was simply wondering if there was something my wife could take to help her get rid of her morning, afternoon and night time sickness. She says that hot fluids help her but I read behind the box and it says "Do not take while pregnancy" Does anybody know any tea or infusion that could be good for her?

Thanks for your help!
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1530342 tn?1405020090
Hi:-) Found this for ya. Thought It would help!

The information below was provided by www.morningsickness.com/morning-sickness- cure.html

Each woman is different where morning sickness cures are concerned. What works for one, may or many not work for another. Below you will find ideas which you can try:

    * Vitamin B6 - 50 mg. daily. Vitamin B6 has been scientifically shown to help morning sickness. You can find Vitamin B6 at your local drugstore or health food store. Just recently, companies have started to incorporate therapeutic doses of Vitamin B6 into their products to help you cure your morning sickness. One is B-Natal TheraPops are cherry flavored lollipops which have been shown to help cure morning sickness for many women. Another Vitamin B-6 enriched product is called Morning Sickness Magic. Morning Sickness Magic is a herbal remedy containing Ginger, Vitamin B-6, Red Raspberry Leaf and Folic Acid.

    * Avoid warm places as heat can increase the nausea feelings.

    * Take naps during the day (but not right after eating). Tiredness plays a big part in morning sickness.

    * Get enough sleep at night.

    * Get out of bed slowly in the morning.

    * Try eating plain crackers or dry cereal before you get out of bed in the morning.

    * Open windows or turn on exhaust fans when cooking and after meals.

    * Cooking in the microwave usually produces less odors.

    * Ginger in capsules form 250 mg. three times daily can be beneficial. Ginger has long been associated with alleviating nausea. You can also get the benefit of using ginger by chewing on crystallized ginger or sucking on ginger hard candies.

    * Silly as it sounds, carry a handkerchief with a few drops of a non nausea causing essential oil (lemon for example) in it and breath through it if you can't get away from the smell that is bothering you.

    * Avoid greasy or spicy foods as they often cause nausea or heartburn.

    * Eat what you want when you want it. Your cravings will not lead you the wrong way.

    * Have frequent protein snacks. (Low fat meats and seafood, nuts, eggs and beans are high protein.)

    * Eat smaller meals every two hours or so.

    * Eating something salty before a meal can help you "make it through" a meal.

    * Do not drink fluids with your meals.

    * Non caffeinated teas like peppermint and ginger can help came nausea.

    * Drink small amounts of fluids regularly though out the day to avoid dehydration.

    * Do not skip meals if you can help it.

    * Try taking your prenatal vitamins later in the day. Pregnancy Plus prenatal vitamins are smaller in size and are less likely to upset your stomach. You may also want to consider taking your prenatal vitamin at night before you go to bed to give it a chance to be absorbed overnight.

    * Avoid spicy and fried food - both eating and smelling it can increase your nausea.

    * Cold food may have less nausea inducing smells associated with them.

Doctor Prescribed Medications
If your morning sickness is severe enough, your doctor may prescribe medication that will help you reclaim some normality in your life. If you are unable to keep food or water down for any length of time, PLEASE talk to your doctor to see what can be done. Extensive weight loss / dehydration can be harmful to both mom and baby. Your doctor will be able to evaluate your situation and health profile and decide which medication will be most helpful in giving you morning sickness relief. The medications prescribed are administered in three different ways depending on the severity of the morning sickness and the medication: orally, intravenously, and in suppository format.

For an extensive listing of the medications which can be prescribed for severe morning sickness relief, please visit Hyperemesis.org.
1552748 tn?1294215376
Nothing has helped with My morning sickness from home remedies to medication prescriptions I even had a stint in hospital. I hope that is does change for her as it can be difficult.
I was told other than medication products with ginger in it, dry crackers at the side of the bed in the morning
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1330108 tn?1333680904
I did most of the things that mrspincines has on her list (the first poster). And I found that sucking on peppermints helped, small frequent meals literally 2 crackers or a piece of bread ANYTHING that sounded good. If you crave a donut eat a donut. I mostly drank Ensure so I'd have some nutrients in me and napped. Also lemon seltzer water worked well for me. I also had to take prescription anti nausea meds because like your wife it was all day all night non stop morning sickness for four MONTHS straight. I am now 34 weeks pregnant and am so grateful that stage of pregnancy is behind me. Make sure she stays hydrated. I took ice cold gatoraide and watered it down so I could drink it.

Baby doesn't need too much at this point so don't worry about baby not getting enough. I lived on bread and crackers and didn't gain an ounce of weight until 5 months and my baby is at the high end of normal for size, growing like a weed in there!
1541869 tn?1293124759
Thank you all for your tips, I will try each and every one till it stops and if it doesn't, well ther is not much we can do.

Many thanks,

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