Morning Sickness/Nausea: What to do About it
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Will I suffer from morning sickness?
Morning sickness/nausea usually affects women in the first three months, but can continue throughout pregnancy. If you are feeling sick, here's how you can alleviate your symptoms:
- For morning sickness eat a plain snack (like crackers) when you first wake up.
- Eat little and often through the day. An empty stomach can make nausea worse.
- Consume plenty of liquids. Stay hydrated by drinking water, juice or broth.
- Ginger in any form, including ginger ale and ginger biscuits, helps many women ward off nausea.
- Get plenty of rest. Tiredness and stress can make sickness/nausea worse.
Your first trimester is when your baby is vulnerable to defects, so be sure to contact your doctor if you are losing weight or extremely dehydrated because of morning sickness/nausea