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Morning Sickness

Some Natural Options

Courtesy of Louise Edwards, ND, L.Acc.

The following tips and techniques can help alleviate the morning sickness often experienced by women in the early months of pregnancy.

  1. Progesterone cream:  10 percent, 100 mg topically twice per day.

  2. Kelp tablets:  one a day in the morning.

  3. 1 Tbsp. Apple cider vinegar and 1 Tbsp. honey in hot water.

  4. White flower balm on Pericardium 6.

  5. Small frequent meals.

  6. Soda water:  half a tsp. in small glass every half hour as needed.

  7. If bad late in the day, eat your main meal at noon.

  8. Reduce the intake of fats to 25-30 percent of meals.

  9. Stop smoking and avoid cigarette smoke.

  10. Conscious relaxation with slow deep breathing.

  11. Vitamin B6:  200 mg per day for 7 days, then 25 mg thereafter.

  12. Vitamin C:  2,000 mg three times a day;  cut down if stools become loose.

  13. Vitamin K:  30-100 mcg per day.

  14. Papain:  A digestive enzyme derived from papaya.

  15. Teas made from Catnip, Raspberry leaf, Mints, Fennel, or Ginger.

  16. Acupuncture.

  17. Homeopathy (consider: Ant-t, Arg-n, Ipecac, Lyc, Nux-v, Puls, Sepia, Sulph, Cocc, Colch).

  18. Regular physical activity involving effort.

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