Almost 70% of pregnant women go through what is called ‘Morning sickness’. Described as a queasy and unsettling feeling that sometimes is accompanied with vomiting, is faced by many moms-to-be, especially during her first three months of being pregnant.
There might be no prescribed medicines to prevent morning sickness; as it is a normal process and must-suffer condition, hormonal imbalances that cause this condition are in actuality good for the baby and moms.
To help expectant mothers on this journey we have put together a list of natural remedies that can help soothe the situation and ease the strain of the expectant mother!
1. Lemon water
Drinking water with a dash of lemon or lime juice has always been a remedy to ease that horrible nauseous feeling. Lemon water can help relieve the situation. If you dislike the taste you can alternatively keep drinking water at regular intervals. This will keep you hydrated especially during summer times as well as well as make the situation more bearable. Make sure to carry a water bottle with you when you go out.
2. Avoid Fried Food
While fried food might be tasty at first bite it often won’t sit well with your tummy a few hours later. It's best to try and avoid fried food as will help keep the pounds away and reduce your nausea!
3. Fennel (Saunf)
Fennel or saunf has been known for ages for its digestive properties. Aside from just aiding digestion Fennel also help expectant mothers by easing off their bouts of morning sickness.
4. Have Smaller meals
This golden practice works for just about anything from weightless to combating morning sickness. By taking smaller meals you don’t overload your digestive system and your will not have massive food cravings. Make sure to keep some healthy tea-time biscuits with you at all times and munch on them when hungry.
5. Raw mango
Sliced raw mango sprinkled with a little salt is a treat you can enjoy! It is good for your tummy as well as to combat morning sickness. Alternatively, you can juice it up with a hint of ginger and lime and add sugar or salt as per your taste!
We hope that you have enjoyed this article and have found it useful. Do let us know which of these remedies was your favorite!