Morning sickness is the feeling of nausea during the first trimester of pregnancy due to hormonal changes. While nausea is a positive sign of placenta development it is often accompanied with vomiting. Morning sickness isn't dangerous unless you have excessive vomiting. In cases of excessive vomiting there could be loss of nutrients resulting in an electrolyte imbalance. The best way to get morning sickness relief is with home remedies, diet and hormonal balancing with acupuncture and moxibustion.
Why You Need Custom CareEveryone has a different constitution. Just look around and you'll quickly recognize that everyone has a different type of body. Some people have strong muscular builds, while others put weight on easily. I am generalizing here but with Chinese medicine, we get very detailed when it comes to different types of constitutions and how to treat them. That's why many people can get morning sickness during pregnancy but getting morning sickness relief will be different for everyone. Even though everyone needs custom care, these simple tips will apply to everyone:
- Eat smaller meals that are the size of your palm
- Take fluids separately from meals and in small, frequent quantities
- Avoid heavy, spicy foods and citrus fruits
- Avoid cold, raw foods
If you're curious and want to know what a morning sickness treatment with acupuncture and moxibustion is like, watch this video. If you would like morning sickness relief help, we offer both video herbal consults and acupuncture sessions, click here to book an appointment online. We'd love to hear your experience with our services, please take a moment to review us online so we can help others. Also, make sure to leave any questions or comments below!