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Suggestions to Reduce Nausea in Pregnancy

Suggestions To Reduce Nausea During Pregnancy

  • Eat small amounts of food frequently.
  • Separate fluid intake from meals.
  • Drink fluids 30 minutes before or 1 hour after meals.
  • Place crackers at bedside to eat before getting up in the morning.
  • Avoid foods or products with strong odors.
  • Get up slowly from lying or sitting positions.
  • Avoid greasy, heavy, spicy foods.
  • Add a slice of real lemon to your drinks.
  • Salty or starchy foods such as crackers, pretzels and potatoes may be more tolerable.
  • Sour candy such as jolly ranchers or lemon drops may be helpful.
  • Granny smith apples may be helpful.
  • Try wearing “Sea-Bands”® on  your wrists.
  • Try ginger products such as ginger ale or ginger snaps.
  • Medications available over the counter:
    • Emetrol® – use as directed
    • Vitamin B6® – 50mg, 1⁄2 tablet in morning and 1⁄2 tablet in the evening.

Please call our office if you develop frequent vomiting or are unable to drink any liquids.

 

 

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