While not all moms have morning sickness during their pregnancy, it is a terrible experience for the moms who have it.
Being nauseous first thing in the morning and being unable to eat your usual food can ruin your appetite throughout the day. Thankfully, there are some foods that you can eat which can alleviate some of the symptoms.
Here’s a list of foods to help you cope with morning sickness:
1. Chilled foods such as ice cream
Chilled food, such as ice cream, go down easier for moms who suffer from morning sickness. That’s because warm foods have more of an aroma which can trigger your gag reflex and induce vomiting.
Crackers are a good snack for moms who are struggling with morning sickness. Eating crackers first thing in the day can help stave off morning sickness, and also helps keep you full.
The refreshing taste and smell of lemonade helps keep your stomach calm and can also prevent vomiting. You can also sniff some lemon slices or even chew on the slices if you want!
Bland soups such as chicken soup are good for when you’re having morning sickness. The bland taste makes it easy for the soup to go down, and the warm soup helps relieve your stomach and reduces feelings of nausea.
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Fruits are tasty, and just like lemon juice, can also help relieve feelings of nausea. They’re also chock-full of vitamins and water, so it’s best to eat a lot of fruits while you’re pregnant!
A good tip for moms during pregnancy is to eat often, but in smaller portions. This especially helps moms who are struggling with morning sickness.
Sources: fitpregnancy.com, americanpregnancy.org
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