Morning Sickness

The first sign that you maybe pregnant is having morning sickness.  This doesn’t necessarily means that you will only get sick in the morning.  This can happen in the morning, noon, or at night.  Morning sickness will usually occur in the first and second trimester of your pregnancy.  However, each person is different and some people will continue to have it until the very end of their pregnancy.

It is not known exactly what causes it, but most doctors think the changes in hormone levels is the biggest factor contributing to morning sickness.  One of the effects of these hormones is to change the way your digestive system works, which can lead to higher levels of acid.

Another possible cause is that most women experience a strong sense of smell and taste while pregnant, which can make nausea feel worse when strong odors are present.

There are some things you can do to help deal with morning sickness.  One way to help prevent morning sickness is to never have an empty stomach.  Where ever you go, always carry a snack or two with you.  When you are about to go to bed, keep snacks by your bed just in case you wake up during the night.

Another way to help deal with morning sickness is fresh ginger.  Ginger is known to help calm the stomach, so making a tea from crushed root ginger or even chewing on it can be worth a try.

Morning sickness is a natural part of pregnancy and it will not harm you or your baby.  However, in some cases, morning sickness can prevent you from keeping any food or fluids in your stomach and if this continues, it can lead to dehydration, which is very dangerous for your baby and your own health.  If the morning sickness get this severe, seek medical attention quickly.

Above are some helpful tips to help deal with morning sickness.  There are more remedies out there to help you with morning sickness and the Internet is one of the best source for it.  After doing some research and if you are unsure about it, it is recommended to consult with your doctor first before trying it.