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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Natural Remedies for Morning Sickness

I have compiled a list of things that help a mother-to-be deal with the ever threatening morning sickness. Although it is difficult to do everyday tasks while nausea and vomiting are ever threatening, it is possible to help alleviate the symptoms. I have placed a star next to the items I have tried and I have placed two stars next to the remedies that work really well.

Tips to relieve symptoms:
  • Rest in warm tub 20-30 minutes* (don't let water get too hot)
  • Coconut water
  • Supplements like vit. B6, Iron, vit. C
  • Legumes
  • Lemon Water (Fresh Lemon in glass of cold water)**
  • Raw Fruits and Vegetables (some fruits are acidic and cause sickness)*
  • Cold Showers*
  • Foot Massage
  • Don't eat Sugar (eliminate cookies, candy, cakes, juice etc)**
  • Lemon Wedges to suck on**
  • Extra Rest**
  • Sea Bands or Acupressure on wrists **
  • Power Recipe (1 t brewer's yeast, 1 t-T Blackstrap molasses, 1 raw farm egg, Glass of milk) take twice a day
  • Always keep food in stomach**
  • Good Attitude and Medication on the word**
  • Progesterone Cream**
  • Eliminate White Flour and Sugar from Diet

Other Tips to make things easier:
  • Make 10-20 Frozen meals
  • Crock pot meals
  • Packaged foods
  • Allow little ones to play house
  • Books on Tape for homeschooling
  • Prepare little snack bags for toddlers
  • Paper Plates and Utensils
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