Morning sickness is one of the early signs of pregnancy. It is characterized by nausea and unsettling stomach. The causes of morning sickness are strictly hormonal. Hormonal changes inside the body leading to an increased sense of smell can cause this sickness. Especially for first timers, morning sickness can be a very unpleasing experience.
Those bouts of throw ups can even leave you bed-ridden. There is no cure for pregnancy nausea. When the body adapts to the changing condition the symptoms also disappear. But it is indeed possible to ease morning sickness. There are many remedies of morning sickness and you have to experiment and find out which remedy works best on you. This is because a single remedy is not suitable for everyone. If one does not work well on you, you may try the others.
One of the most popular remedy to ease the symptoms of morning sickness is wristbands. These bands were initially used to counter motion sickness. Now it is also found effective in combating morning sickness nausea. Basically this band works by applying the right amount of pressure on a particular point on your wrist so as to block the feeling of nausea.
This band is based on the ancient Chinese remedies – acupressure and acupuncture. Our body has 350 acupuncture points which act to stimulate the nerves, the muscles as well as the connective tissue. Acupressure and acupuncture work on these points to achieve maximum energy flow in the body.
Now let’s come back from the Oriental world. You may have heard about preggie pops. These are specially formulated lollipops which come in flavors. Preggie pops combines essential oils and aromatherapy and are drug-free. It works well enough to ease nausea and also acts as emery booster. Saltine cracker can also be used effectively.
Then there are also herbal remedies for morning sickness. Ginger and raspberry are effective against morning sickness and have been around for years as remedies for pregnancy nausea.
Another method for easing morning sickness is aromatherapy. It is essentially helpful for women with extra sensitivity to odors. You can also make a slight change in your eating habit. Divide your meal into small portions which are spread throughout the day.