For all 3 pregnancies, I’ve experienced nausea which usually lasts until around 16 weeks; at least for me anyways. And we all know nausea is not ideal. I honestly would rather throw up and get it over with than to feel sick all day taking care of a toddler. But, trying to find natural remedies to help with morning sickness is no small feat since sometimes there’s just no easy cure-all for everyone.
Here are 6 natural remedies to help with morning sickness or what I like to call “all day sickness”
Either real ginger ale soda, organic hard/chewy candies to snack on throughout the day or even ginger tea. Ginger is one of the things I couldn’t live out in those beginning weeks. The carbonation of the soda and the ginger ale helped soothe my upset stomach almost instantly.
If you’re not big on soda, try the candies and the tea. The candies are a little spicey, so if you’re not used to that go with the tea and add a little lemon and honey to it for flavor.
Magnesium and Vitamin B6
Some say if you’re experiencing nausea during pregnancy you have a vitamin deficiency, such as low levels of magnesium and vitamin B6. Studies have shown that increasing these two vital nutrients can significantly reduce the symptoms of morning sickness.
Sea-Band works by using acupressure points on your wrist which help soothe and eliminate nausea. Put the Sea-Band on before travel since it takes 2-5 minutes to take effect.
Find a reputable acupuncturist who has experience working with pregnant women. Acupuncture on the PC6 and Ki27 and Ki6 points help reduce nausea. The Sea-Band bracelet only works for the PC6 point on the wrist.
Make your own or sip on a premade organic bone broth from the grocery store. Bone broth is pretty great stuff! It contains minerals and rich amino acids like glycine which is needed to make bile. Sipping on some bone broth which strengthens digestion and in turn, makes you feel better.
Small, Frequent Meals and Water
It is very important to eat every 1 1/2- 2 hours to prevent nausea from getting worse. You’ll want to stick to small, high protein meals even if your appetite is low. Often this alone will prevent morning sickness. In general, it is also very important to stay well hydrated so drink your eight, 8-ounces of water a day.
Do you know of any more natural remedies to help with morning sickness that I haven’t already listed here?
Or would you like to share your experiences… leave a comment below?
I cannot stand ginger of any kind, I’m not sure why, but yuck. I have never tried acupuncture or bone broth for morning, afternoon and night sickness. Eating small healthy, protein filled meals frequently is the only thing I found to work, although, I haven’t been pregnant in 24 years. 🙂
That’s interesting about the Sea Band bracelet. I’m a big fan anything that helps with morning sickness.
I will have to keep all of these in mind for when I have children in the future.
Morning sickness can be harsh and glad to hear about the natural remedy. Ginger is easy to find and can be obtain from supermarket or groceries stores, guess it is great for pregnant mom.
This post beings me back! I was always told that the sign of a healthy pregnancy is nausea ☺️ Not sure if there’s science behind that but it certainly made it bearable. What worked for me was to consume a mouthful or two of protein – The broth helped a lot, and sometimes, I’d have eggs or maybe even a couple nuts. ?
There are some really handy tips here for expectant mothers, I never really suffered with morning sickness so I was lucky there but I heard ginger is really good to help!
Morning sickness is the hardest part of being pregnant. This would be really perfect for those soon to be moms. I should have do this when I was pregnant.
What an informative post. I am not yet a mother but i will make sure to bookmark this post so that when my time comes i will know what to do.
I used to live off ginger biscuits and ginger beer, lol! I’ve heard good things about those Sea Bands as well. So glad I won’t ever have to go through this again though, lol!
The last one is very effective and I think I would mix my routine with a Bone Broth. I wish I can have convenient acupuncture sessions in the morning though.
Thanks for sharing. These natural remedies to help with morning sickness would definitely be of interest to expectant mums.
These are some really great tips here for expectant mothers. I never suffered from morning sickness during both my pregnancies but my sister did, small, frequent meals and water really helped her. Ginger is another traditional remedy for it.
I’ve never heard of sea-band bracelets. I would’ve loved to use one during my pregnancies.
I’m a big chicken when it comes to needles, but I’ve heard such amazing things about the benefits of acupuncture. My mom used it to deal with some health issues and it really helped her so I can see how it would also help with morning sickness.
Oh this will come in handy with baby number 2 because the morning sickness was real with baby number 1. I found eating frequently and drinking water helped alot. Will pass this on to my friend very helpful.
I never had the experience since I never been pregnant, but will keep these suggestions in the back of my mind to suggest to my prenatal massage clients.
I will have to share this with my friends who are expecting. I guess everything that helps is good, right? 🙂
Bookmarking it in case I might need it soon. Thanks the tips sound perfectly useful
This is one of my problems when I am pregnant with my son. and you shared the best natural remedies to fight morning sickness. This is a must share.
I wish I would have known about all of these remedies when I was pregnant long ago. Great post!
I was lucky during my pregnancies I only VERY rarely (I think twice for each pregnancy) I have had morning sickness. My best ally was ginger which I took in my tea. Your tips are very useful I save them in case somebody around me needs them!!