Vomiting During Pregnancy Treatment

1. Try Changing Eating Patterns

  • For morning nausea, eat toast, cereal, crackers, or other dry foods before getting out of bed.
  • Eat cheese, lean meat, or other high-protein snack before bedtime.
  • Sip fluids, such as clear fruit juices, water, or ice chips, throughout day. Don’t drink lots of fluid at one time.
  • Eat small meals or snacks every two to three hours instead of three large meals per day.
  • Don’t eat fried, greasy, or spicy foods.
  • Avoid foods with strong odors that are bothersome. Or eat foods cold or at room temperature.

2. When to Call a Doctor

  • Seek medical help if vomiting is so severe or constant that the person can’t keep down fluids or food.

3. Follow Up

WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Nivin Todd, MD on January 21, 2016

Sources

SOURCES:

Cleveland Clinic: “Coping with the Physical Changes and Discomforts of Pregnancy,” "Nausea and Vomiting."

eMedicineHealth: "Pregnancy, Vomiting."

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