Morning Sickness Myths - What To Expect

Morning Sickness Myths

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After learning that you are pregnant one of the first things that most women begin to worry about is morning sickness.

For most women, morning sickness starts about six weeks into your pregnancy and can last until the end of your first trimester. Morning sickness can be a little scary, but it’s a natural part of pregnancy as your body prepares to grow your baby. There are a lot of myths surrounding morning sickness. Having a clear understanding of what to really expect during morning sickness will make the experience much more manageable. In preparation for morning sickness, check out our line of Preggie Products.

Myth: Morning Sickness only happens in the morning

Although it says so in the name, morning sickness is not limited to only the morning. Every woman is different, and morning sickness symptoms can vary in severity and length. With morning sickness, you can experience nausea all day. Vomiting can occur at any time throughout the day. Your body is not tied to the clock so do not be worried if you experience symptoms past noon.

Myth: You have to just Suffer Through it

One of the most common misconceptions about morning sickness is that there no nausea remedies. This is simply not true. Although there is nothing that will stop morning sickness completely, there are many things you can do to limit nausea, vomiting, and discomfort during morning sickness. Our Preggie Pop and Preggie Pop Drops, ginger drops and teas, area great way to limit nausea in the morning. These options are natural and can limit your discomfort during morning sickness. Some extreme cases may require an anti nausea medication, most cases can be helped with natural products. Ginger is a great option because it is safe for you and your baby and effective if you are feeling nauseous.

Myth: Eating less will cure your nausea

A normal response to nausea and vomiting is to limit the amount of food that you eat. When it comes to morning sickness, eating less can actually make it worse. When you don’t eat, your stomach can actually contract and make your nausea more intense. The best way to limit the effects of morning sickness is to eat healthy meals regularly. Bland foods are also suggested. This will make sure that your nausea is not worsened by an empty stomach. Missing meals during this point in your pregnancy could affect the growth and overall health of your baby.

Myth: Vomiting a lot during morning sickness can hurt the baby

It is always good to be cautious about your baby’s health. You can take comfort in knowing that vomiting during morning sickness will not harm your baby. Morning sickness is just the side effects of your body getting used to being pregnant. Your baby is nice and protected in your uterus. It is important to make sure that you are eating regularly if you are experiencing a lot of vomiting during your morning sickness. You need to make sure that you and your baby are getting all the nutrients you need to grow and stay healthy.