Mommies out there struggling or who have struggled with Morning sickness know what it feels like. Some expecting mothers cannot eat anything, while others feel nauseous even at the sight or smell of food or any other odor.
What is Morning Sickness?
Morning sickness also known as Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy is the symptom faced by pregnant women that is nausea and vomiting. A condition that is worse than Morning sickness is called Hyperemesis gravidarum.
Why does it occur?
When women get impregnated, there is an upsurge of a hormone that is required during pregnancy that causes nausea in women. This hormone is called HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin) and is required for the sustenance of the pregnancy. What
What do you need to know about Morning sickness?
Usually, morning sickness begins by 6 weeks of pregnancy but also may begin before that at around 4 weeks. For many expecting mothers symptoms can last until the first trimester and for others, it can go beyond that and may take a month more to come down. Though most of the pregnant women might have undergone this problem, some might have more difficulties in dealing with it.
- Women carrying twins are more likely to have Morning sickness
- A family history of having morning sickness may affect too
- If you have faced nausea and vomiting during previous pregnancy you are more likely to have it during this pregnancy too. Also, if you have had motion sickness or migraines you may face this problem
Will Morning sickness affect your little one in your tummy?
When Morning sickness does not affect you by reducing your weight and hydration, the little one will not get affected. However, if you are losing weight and getting dehydrated and having severe nausea with vomiting it can affect the baby in the following ways:
- Risks of preterm birth
- Babies born might be small for their gestational age
- Risks of Low birth weight
Treating the condition
What can you do when you have Morning sickness?
- Split your meals and have it 4-6 times a day instead of the conventional 3 timed meals. Eat slowly and eat healthily.
- Lying down after meals can slow your digestion
- Sucking on crackers, toast or ice in the morning, in bed before getting up might relieve symptoms of morning sickness
- Avoiding foods and odors causing nausea will help
- Avoiding spicy, fatty, acidic and fried foods will reduce symptoms of morning sickness
- Drinking plenty of water will keep you hydrated
- Ginger and peppermint might be handy
- Get enough rest because being tired can trigger nausea,
- And lastly, reduce stress if you have any
In Homoeopathy the Doliosis D26 Mornicare drops, helps to relieve symptoms of nausea and vomiting of Pregnancy. There are no side effects upon the use of this medicine. It is easy to take this product and also it can be consumed with other medicines and can be safely consumed during pregnancy.