Feeling nauseous or vomiting when you are pregnant, also known as morning sickness, is very common. It affects almost half of pregnant women* and despite the name, morning sickness can strike at any time of day and vary in severity.
Most women experience morning sickness during the early stages of pregnancy, in the first trimester (between weeks 1 to 12). It’s largely due to hormonal changes in the body but can also be worsened by stress and having a particularly sensitive stomach.
Symptoms usually subside by the third month of pregnancy but morning sickness can last up to and after week 20.
Feeling sick or being sick is not nice but don’t let it get you down. There are many home remedies you can use to help control that uncomfortable feeling of nausea.
For starters, here are 10 things you can do to cure morning sickness: