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morning sickness what can help it other then crackers?

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Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Ginger products: Cookies, root slices--even the candied ones, drinks, etc... Ask you doctor about Diclegis. Many women experience significant relief with it in pregnancy.
Dr. Mary David
Dr. Mary David commented
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Seabands accupressure wrist bands also help.
Dec 3, 2014

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What are some tips for dealing with morning sickness?

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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Regular meals: Morning sickness seems to be worse the longer you go between meals. Try eating small meals regularly throughout the day, including a healthy snack before bed. Keeping crackers at the bedside to eat before you get up may also help. Motion sickness wrist bands with acupressure may also help.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What causes morning sickness?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Thyroid : We are not entirely sure but there is some evidence to suggest it is because of transient overactivity of the thyroid. It probably is a primitive protective mechanism to prevent exposure to spoiled or rotten food.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Should I be worried if my morning sickness stops suddenly?

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Dr. Ruth Crystal
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy symptoms usually peaks at 8 weeks and most often gets better by 16 weeks. This may be normal for you depending on how far along you are. If you start spotting/vaginal bleeding, you should call your doctor or midwife.
A 26-year-old member asked:

Why am I getting morning sickness?

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Hormones: The hormones of pregnancy cause this. Some believe it is a primitive protective mechanism designed to protect the mom and fetus from toxins and poisons in the food.
A 35-year-old member asked:

When does morning sickness typically set in?

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6 weeks: It usually starts at 6 weeks and peaks by 8 to 10 weeks and then subsides.

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