For me, what worked was eating an apple first thing in the morning. For whatever reason, that was something I could tolerate. It had to be crispy and it couldn't be a granny smith, but any fuji or other tart/sweet apple worked well.<br><br>
Then after I ate that, I'd eat a full meal within 20 minutes. The apple was enough to settle my stomach so I could do so. Plenty of fat and protein in your breakfast will start your day off right. Mostly I ate eggs. If I went past about 30-40 minutes after eating the apple, the nausea would return, and then I'd be stuck for the entire day.<br><br>
The previous pregnancy, cheese and PB crackers were my morning snack of choice. Same set of circumstances though - eat a full meal within 20 minutes after getting my stomach settled (whether feeling hungry or not) and I'd be good, but if I waited I'd get nauseous again.
Having nuts on my bedside table helped, when I woke up in the middle of the night I'd eat them and that would buy me a bit more time in the morning to get some food into me. I wasn't TF my last pregnancy, so I can't recommend good, nutritious food that helped (besides the nuts).
Nothing really got rid of the nausea for me, honestly.<br><br>
What helped me lower the amount a little bit was drinking lemon water with ds and this time around, weak tea or coffee (both decaf). Lemon water made it worse this time, but then again, all I want is MEAT and veggies and last time I practically became a vegetarian with my meat aversions.<br><br>
But anyways, I found that the drinks helped more than anything I ate because of the 'sipping all day long' factor. It kept the nausea to reasonable levels, aka I could eat. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="innocent"><br><br>
Raw milk can be helpful, if you can get it. SF recommends it to ease nausea. I've been drinking a lot of it lately. When the thought of eating ANYTHING turns my stomach, but I'm still hungry, the milk tides me over for a while. It's all so personal, though. A pp mentioned that she liked apples-they make me want to retch <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> Bananas do the trick, though.
fresh ginger tea helped me in the morning before eating for a while. then that didn't work and it was black tea (i think i added milk and honey). then once i had protein i was fine, this last pregnancy. the first one my diet was way different and i had more nausea throughout the day, sometimes. might just not have eaten as regularly, too.
nothing really but here are some things that helped<br>
a scrambled egg asap in the morning<br>
a snack before sleep, protein (apple/pb/raisins)<br>
reeds jamaican gingerale<br>
nuts, for some strange reason cashews<br>
sea bands (not sure if it did anything...)
I am doing the B6/unisom combination because I was not functioning well. (I am 11 weeks now). I drank kombucha and did a TF diet before getting pregnant with my last baby and this baby and it does not matter...I get sick every time. I have had 4 pregnancies and this one is on the more severe side.<br><br>
You do have to find your own combos of food. Mine are fruits, almost anything made from potatoes, salad, sweet drinks, salty things, burgers, sausage....NO: corn on the cob or chicken breast.<br><br>
I eat some fruit (grapes, apple, peach) when I get up and then make a protein (eggs or turkey sauage)..If I don't eat protein it gets worse and I throw up. This week I like natural lemonade and limade. It seems to help to eat frequently (which I don't like because I am not a snacking type person.) My foods also change because after eating it day after day then it starts grossing me out and I have to find something else.