So you got a positive pregnancy test- congratulations! You might be over joyed, nervous, anxious, or any number of emotions- and you also might be starting to have an odd feeling in the pit of your stomach. That feeling could be the start of morning sickness. I had morning sickness with each of my pregnancies- all to varying degrees, and found a few tips and tricks that might help you-
Chew gum- it helped me push through some spells, often
Eating small meals throughout the day instead of three big ones
Avoid sugar and fatty foods- eat things high in protein and ditch the complex carbs
Consult your doctor about switching to a prenatal vitamin with a lower amount of iron for your first trimester- also take your prenatal at night instead of in the morning
Have some crackers or a snack by your bed, so when you get up you can eat right away
Take it nice and slow- rushing around doesn't help
Motion sickness bracelets
Sleep! No excuses, you are growing another human- you need your rest!
Peppermint in any form- tea, mints to suck on etc.
Eat your food, but don't guzzle liquids at the same time- you need to drink water, but doing it at the same time as a meal, can cause your stomach to feel uneasy.
Eliminate stress as much as possible
Try changing your toothpaste- the flavor might be setting you off
If you have other questions about morning sickness or pregnancy, be sure to check out the MedHelp pregnancy forums- or leave a comment here!