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Nausea During Pregnancy: Control your Diet


In the first trimester of pregnancy period, most women have nausea during pregnancy. This early pregnancy symptom is related to another common pregnancy symptom, morning sickness.


Almost all the women detected with positive pregnancy experience a particular degree of vomiting and nausea, though the degree varies from one woman to another.

Although medical experts consider this nausea as very normal and harmless, however, women undergoing this symptom find it quite uncomfortable.

This article focuses on letting them know what factors are working to create a feeling of nausea and tips on how to beat this problem.

Why Do Women Experience Nausea During Pregnancy?

Pregnant women may tend to feel a little sick, frequenting restrooms for vomiting and feel sick in the morning as well as during the span of the day. Some may also experience constant vomiting through the day. Nausea during pregnancy mainly surfaces in the first three months of the pregnancy period. But, the time of appearance of this symptom largely varies, as some women feel nauseated even after completion of four to five months in pregnancy.

The vomiting and nausea make quite a prominent sign of pregnancy, so complete removal of this nauseated tendency may not be possible. However, the degree or intensity with which the nausea syndrome appears can be reduced. There are some guidelines, which, if followed, can help you decrease the rate of frequency of nausea. Try out the following techniques:

Do not just rush, take some time and get out of your bed slowly.

If you are feeling the morning sickness symptom, then eat something soon after you wake up, before leaving your bed.

To have food when you wake up, prepare something like a light snack the previous night and keep it beside your bed.

Or else, ask your spouse to bring you food.

Cut down on your big meals and have short meals throughout the day.

Eat smaller amounts within two to three hours of interval, even when you are not feeling hungry.

Discard foods enriched in high quantity fats and spices.

Say completely no no to alcohol, smoking and caffeine.

Consume fluid as much as you can to keep your body well hydrated.

Doctors suggest drinking at least 10 to 12 glasses of water, also fruit juice, herbal tea etc. Ginger tea in this regard is highly beneficial for pregnant women. They may also consume ginger tablets.

Give your body adequate rest in a day.

When you lie down, keep pillows both under your head and legs.

Move carefully to avoid sudden and harsh movements.

To keep off nausea during pregnancy at bay, sit for a while after eating to help your food remain in your stomach and for proper digestion.

Brushing teeth immediately after eating can make you feel nauseated, so keep some time in between.

You can consume yoghurt, bread or milk or even cereal or a sandwich before heading to the bed to skip nausea during pregnancy, in the morning.

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Nausea during pregnancy is a bane for a pregnant woman during pregnancy period. Morning sickness cannot be prevented but with adequate precaution, you can reduce the suffering. Read more on morning sickness cures and other early pregnancy symptoms on Pregnancy-Period.Com


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