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Queasy Drops for Assorted Nausea, 21-Count Writer Caroline Bankoff started popping Queasy Drops (which are meant for pregnant women experiencing morning sickness) after a particularly rough hangover. She was amazed by how well they worked: “By the time I was back under a blanket, my nausea had completely disappeared. Sure, I was still exhausted and … Continued

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Learning to Breath in the Holiday Chaos

The Mommy MD Guide Book: Surviving Morning Sickness

It’s amazing that something as simple as breathing can calm you down and ease your worries. But it’s true: Regular, mindful breathing can help reduce stress and paradoxically give you energy. Here’s one breathing technique that you can use twice a day, or even just when you find your mind swelling on upsetting thoughts. Sit … Continued

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Handling the Holidays While Pregnant

Pregnant During Christmas

Handling the holidays can be difficult for anyone.  The party invitations stack up next to the Christmas cards you wanted to send out, then the pressure to make those perfect cookies mounts up.  Stress for anyone.  But dealing with pregnancy during the holidays can mount up the pressure even higher.  Here are some good tips … Continued

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When to Call Your Doctor or Midwife

The Mommy MD Guide Book: Surviving Morning Sickness

You know that feeling crummy is a small part of pregnancy, but if morning sickness is severe, your doctor may prescribe a medication or recommend taking a supplement. Here’s a list of morning sickness symptoms that warrant an immediate phone call to your physician or midwife. Vomiting blood or if your vomit looks like coffee … Continued

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Eating for Two at Thanksgiving

Turkey

Pregnant mothers have a lot to be thankful for during the Thanksgiving holiday.  Every expectant mother wants to enjoy dinner, but a few tips come to mind when it comes to preparing the meal.  These are some extra things for a pregnant woman to keep in mind as she makes her dinner decisions, not only … Continued

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