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Excessive fluid intake should be avoided. At meals, it is best to eat dry foods first. Liquids should be taken last and sipped in small quantities. Instead of three large meals, small meals should be eaten at more frequent intervals. It is also advisable to rest after each meal. Dry foods, such as crackers, or soft foods eaten every 2 hours until the nausea is over can also be helpful.
Sights, smells, and foods that may be disturbing should be avoided, as should greasy foods, fats, and butter. Also to be avoided are those vegetables which are hard to digest, such as cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, and onions. Antiemetics should be avoided during the first trimester because of the possible risks of teratogenesis.
morning sicknessNausea gravidarum Obstetrics Pregnancy-related nausea often accompanied by vomiting upon awakening, possibly related to hunger; MS occurs in 1⁄2 of pregnancies in the first 2-12 wks of gestation and, if severe, causes dehydration and acidosis. See Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals
morn·ing sick·ness(mōr'ning sik'nĕs)
Synonym(s): nausea gravidarum.
morning sicknessVomiting or retching of pregnancy. A common symptom occurring from the 6th to the 12th week. It usually occurs soon after waking but seldom has any effect on health or on the pregnancy and almost always stops before the 14th week. See also HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM.
Patient discussion about morning sickness
Q. How is morning sickness treated? I have been suffering from morning sickness all throughout my first 4 weeks of pregnancy. Is there a way to treat morning sickness?
Q. How Can You Treat Morning Sickness? My sister has been suffering from morning sickness all throughout her first 4 weeks of pregnancy. Is there a way to treat morning sickness?
Q. How long will the morning sickness last? I'm so nauseous! I can't wait to the childbirth :)
my wife had them only in her first trimester if i remember correctly... something like 13th week.
is it your first?