Foods That Can Help Ease Your Morning Sickness
What to remember
What to avoid
BreakfastA few other notes:
Cereal (dry or with a little milk)
Plain, dry crackers (Saltines, Ritz)
Plain popcorn (no butter or salt)
Pretzels, corn and potato chips (salted, not spicy flavors)
Celery sticks, carrot sticks, apples
Lemon drops (or sour fruit candies), peppermints, mint gum
Lunch & dinner
Soup or broth
Rice (white or brown)
Unseasoned mashed potatoes (butter/milk only), plain baked potato
Fruit juices, gelatin desserts (Jell-O), frozen fruit juice bars (Popsicles)
Seltzer water, regular (non-diet) ginger ale
Decaffeinated/ herbal teas: (spearmint, peppermint, chamomile, raspberry) tea
- While mint teas may be pleasant, watch your intake -- too much mint can create some temporary stomach troubles.
- Very cold beverages can be soothing -- add a few ice cubes to your juice or water. You might also try sucking or munching on some ice.
To make your own gingerroot tea, grate 1-2 teaspoons of fresh ginger root
into a cup of hot water, simmer for a few minutes, then add honey, sugar
and/or and lemon to taste.