How to deal with morning sickness during pregnancy
Apart from getting married, every woman’s dream is to experience the joy of motherhood, for first time mums the thought of experiencing challenges during the 9 months of pregnancy is another story all together. This Issue makes women fear conceiving and going through full term. Today we shall focus on how to deal and cope with the horrifying morning sickness that these women encounter every day for 9 months.
- Pregnant women are very sensitive to smell and tastes they should avoid spicy and oily foods since that aroma triggers vomiting .This is due to hormonal changes,HGC is usually high in the first trimester. Fatty oily food are digested slowly this means they take lot of time in the stomach hence they bring about bloating nausea and vomiting.
2.Take your time when coming out of bed like sit down for a few minutes before coming out getting out of bed in an empty stomach can result in nausea -make sure you consume a snack before waking up. For example, non oily crunchy snacks like biscuits and crisps also help in reducing vomiting.
3.Take plenty of fluids all the time this helps keep the body hydrated which is good for the unborn baby.
4.Take small but frequent meals, eat little and often, for example proteins and those rich in vitamin B.Having an empty stomach can make the sickness terrible. Taking small meals also helps keep the sugar levels at bay.
5.Get plenty of rest. Over working yourself and getting extremely tired can make pregnancy worse- also avoid stress.
6.Once in a while, a pregnant woman is advices to smell a sliced lemon this helps ease nausea if sniffing is a problem mix it with tea or water.
- Always visit your doctor for multivitamins this drug’s helps on reducing that awful feeling of vomiting.
- Last but not least, take ginger tea once in a while. Ginger is a herb and is believed to cure many illnesses like flue. This in pregnant women helps ease nausea. Make ginger tea using the peeled grated root.
9. Sharing is caring and a problem shared is half solved. Make it a habit of talking to close friends and family who are going through that same ordeal has experienced it in the past. Chances are that you are not the only person facing that problem and by talking ,you get different views and ideas on how to cope!