With Grey, I had morning sickness all day from weeks 7-12 and then it was smooth sailing. Though I felt nauseous, it was manageable and as long as I sucked on Preggie Pop Drops , I was golden. So, when we decided to plan for another baby, I told myself, “This is going to be a breeze.”
Well, welcome to week 15 and I have been nauseous and vomiting for the past 9 weeks. Although it has gotten significantly better, there were a couple of weeks my husband had to stay home from work and help me, because I literally could not get off the couch. I even considered heading to the emergency room because I felt so exhausted and the nausea would not let up. In fact for several weeks my worst bouts were in the evening and in the middle of the night! Okay, okay, you get the point… Let’s move on to some of the things that have helped me to ease my morning sickness.
1. Preggie Pop Drops are awesome. I think it’s the combo of essential oils and sour flavors that help to ease that nauseous feeling. I will warn you though, your tongue might get a little raw and don’t forget to brush often as you don’t want cavities!
2. Bone broth is a life saver. I read this blog post from one of my favorite mommy bloggers and gave it a try. Let me tell you, just like when you have the flu or a cold, bone broth is soothing, comforting, and all of the minerals really do make a difference. Likely if you are not able to keep anything else down, you’ll be able to get some much needed nutrients from drinking bone broth whenever you feel the need. I suggest making your own or buying an organic, frozen option.
3. La Croix sparkling water. When plain ol’ water doesn’t sound appealing or when I feel like I need a little tummy relief I reach for a La Croix. They come in various flavors to suit your needs. Plus it kind of feels fancy. I even pack one in my purse when I go to parties where I know there will be alcohol, so I don’t feel socially left out.
What remedies have helped to ease your morning sickness?