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#1 CassieC

Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:03 PM

Hi ladies,

I'm from Sydney, NB and I'm 7 weeks pregnant with 1st baby. I'm experiencing some mild nauseas and it is worse at evenings until I go to bed.

This has been TERRIBLE as I'm finding hard to go to work, to go to any social events and to do any exercise.

I have tried all the tricks like: smell limes, eat a cracker before you get up in the morning, eat some snacks regularly, etc.... but NOTHING seems to work for me.

I really need some HELP!!!!! How are you feeling and what your are doing?????

#2 Perpetual Sound

Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:11 PM

A lot of my friends swear by having something ginger (like the sea sickness tablets, or ginger beer, or ginger and lemongrass tea) but this does not work for me personally.

I havent given it a try as yet (mostly because I just havent been able to get to the shops), but for my first pregnancy I alternated between having Chuppa chups (when I absolutely couldnt keep anything down), and bags of pretzels when I could eat.

If you are really sick, you can ask your GP for a prescription for Maxalon which is an anti nausea medication.

Good luck OP!

#3 Iliketoflounce

Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:14 PM

All I have been able to do is drink Ginger beer or ginger tea

#4 Ellie bean

Posted 22 January 2014 - 06:19 PM

Not in this DIG but just wanted to say, if it's really bad and Macklin doesn't work, you can get a medication called zofran. Also it might be a good idea to check your iron levels. Hope you feel better soon.

#5 bindy30

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:37 PM

I am been taking blackmores morning sickness tablets they have vitamin B and ginger in them. They seem to help a bit.  Another thing I found was taking pregnancy vitamins like Elevit first thing in the morning with breakfast also made me feel worse.

#6 KoalaTeeTime

Posted 22 January 2014 - 07:53 PM

I too suffer from bad nausea, and I find if I eat a protein meal soon before bed it makes my mornings a bit more bearable. Haven't found anything that works for the PM though....spent my commute home from work feeling like I was dying :'-(

#7 M!ssy

Posted 22 January 2014 - 09:16 PM

It's yet to hit me this time, but my last pregnancy I found chewing gum between meals really helped my nausea.

#8 PrincessOopsie

Posted 22 January 2014 - 09:54 PM

Ginger ale helps and dry biscuits like saos
But in all honesty get some maxolon! No need to be a hero you'll feel 10 x better and if it's really bad zofran is the shizz but it it uber expensive ( it's a drug they give to chemo patients so it's very effective!)

Edited by PrincessOopsie, 22 January 2014 - 09:55 PM.


#9 madefromscratch

Posted 22 January 2014 - 10:04 PM

Hope it passes soon CassieC, congratulations on your pregnancy.

I had rotten nausea and something to suck really helped me.  Lifesavers were my 'lifesaver' especially at work where crackers or ginger would have been a giveaway.

Mine disappeared at 9+1 and after that I only had a few random attacks.

Oh, and I used a gel toothpaste with mouthwash and made sure I'd drunk some water before, and switched to a kids toothbrush - all of that stopped me from throwing up mid-brush.  My other tip is to take your vitamins with a smoothie/juice/cordial but ideally a milk drink and definitely not water - before I cottoned onto this I was sometimes having 3 goes at my vitamins.

#10 Glowworm80

Posted 23 January 2014 - 01:05 AM

It's the worst!! Zofran is great, I had hypermesis gravidarium so was taking the zofran and also restavit. Restavit also helps with sleeping:-) The only things that really helped me besides medication were frozen things. So frozen raspberry Lipton ice tea, icy poles especially if a bit sour were great, otherwise crushed ice and a sliced lemon in a tall glass with a bit of water. Hope you feel better soon!

#11 Sunshine Mumma

Posted 23 January 2014 - 03:21 AM

As weird as this sounds Dare Iced Coffee!!

#12 CassieC

Posted 24 January 2014 - 04:47 PM

Thanks very much lovely ladies!! I will try all of these.

#13 crazilysane

Posted 24 January 2014 - 08:00 PM

I am 7 weeks with my third pregnancy ATM and from experience being easy on yourself and just gritting your teeth and getting through it for the next couple of weeks.  It feels like it will never end, but it does. Suck on something, and protein foods helps me.

#14 Sunshine Mumma

Posted 24 January 2014 - 11:25 PM

CassieC -  Any luck????

#15 CassieC

Posted 25 January 2014 - 10:53 AM

View PostSunshine Mumma, on 24 January 2014 - 11:25 PM, said:

CassieC -  Any luck????
Thanks for asking. Ginger stuff is working for me - I bought blackmores morning sickness capsulas and ginger beer (it has a horrible taste, but I'm happy to drink it if keeps working).

Edited by CassieC, 25 January 2014 - 10:55 AM.


#16 Holidayromp

Posted 25 January 2014 - 11:08 AM

Are you taking pregnancy vitamins?  Sometimes the wrong product can cause unwarranted nausea.

If all you can keep down is ginger beer then just drink that - however seek advice from your caregiver because there are products that can help.

#17 heatherdv

Posted 25 January 2014 - 03:21 PM

Icecubes, little sweet lollies, dry salty biscuits, mineral water (just plain), fresh air on your face (like a fan).  And like OP said eating protein always helped my ms.  

Good luck, i get lots of nausea from motion sickness, it sux :(

#18 PrincessOopsie

Posted 27 January 2014 - 07:43 AM

All my usual tricks aren't working for me at the moment. Maxolon is just taking the edge off but it's still there :/   Blahhhhh

#19 Iliketoflounce

Posted 27 January 2014 - 08:47 AM

I found icy poles worked well

#20 cbmum

Posted 28 January 2014 - 08:49 PM

larry lemonades and accupuncture

#21 ItsTheSimpleThings

Posted 29 January 2014 - 11:14 AM

Fruit tingles!

#22 M!ssy

Posted 29 January 2014 - 10:06 PM

Don't know if it was a fluke, but I drank a hydralite before bed and during the night and feel much better today, not 100% but atleast I can get off the lounge!

#23 Perpetual Sound

Posted 31 January 2014 - 09:46 AM

I'm practically living off hydrolyte icepoles at the moment - as soon as I have a wave of nausea they provide instant relief. Food just isnt working :( How the hell am I supposed to stack on the kilos if I cant keep anything down!? :(

#24 KoalaTeeTime

Posted 31 January 2014 - 02:55 PM

I can't wait to get big, but I've lost 5kg so far because I haven't been able to eat :(
my Dr was like "don't worry if you don't eat anything in the first trimester"....that doesn't sound healthy to me!!!

#25 Perpetual Sound

Posted 31 January 2014 - 03:26 PM

Yeah 5kg is a lot to lose - especially if you dont have much to lose in the first place! Last pregnancy I had only put on what my baby, placenta etc weighed and so the OB was really worried about me having a low birth weight baby. The heaviest I got at 40+10 was 48kg!

I was really hoping to get a head start this time round and stack on the kgs before I started being sick.... the morning I got my BFP I vomited up breakfast :( Not the start I was hoping for....



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