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How To Stop Nausea During Pregnancy
If the baby heart stops beating in utero during first trimester, will symptoms of pregnancy such as nausea, fatigue disappear almost immediately?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Prevent, diet, meds: First try to prevent nausea by avoiding strong foods and aromas. Eat a cracker each hour while awake with the first before you get out of bed. Ginger, vitamin b6 (25 mg four times a day) "sea bands" help. Motion sickness medications and stronger anti-nausea meds may be prescribed. If severe vomiting occurs it is called hyperemesis gravidarum and may require IV fluids, meds and hospitilization. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Nausea/vomiting is very common in pregnancy. 80% resolve by the end of the first trimester (14 weeks). A few continue to have symptoms throughout pregnancy. If there is greater than 3kg weight loss or more than 5% drop in pre-pregnant weight, you definately need more aggressive therapy. Ginger extract, vitamin b6, Phenergan and other therapies may help and are safe. Avoid greasy/spicy foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Crackers work: Sometimes chewing on crackers help. Keep your heavier food intake to a minimum in the morning. There used to be a medication called Bendectin, that was taken off the market years ago to treat pregnancy nausea due to litigation issues/costs The active ingredient was actually a vitamin and did not cause alleged birth defects. ...Read more
Wrist bands: Some people find that massaging their inner wrists while taking deep breaths helps? This is the sixth point on the pericardium meridian. There are also wrist bands that put pressure at these locations and are used for nausea, motion sickness, and morning sickness. Please discuss your symptoms with your doctor though. ...Read more
What can help with the nausea during pregnancy having trouble keeping food down even water at times. Please help thanks.
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