Morning sickness and nausea happens due to the amount of hormones made from our body, but it usually goes away after 11–14 weeks. It is best to eat smaller meal portions frequently and avoid oily and fatty food. Dry and starchy foods, as well as carbonated and herbal drinks might help some mums too.
Pregnant mums often face emotional, physical, and mental changes, especially during the first trimester. Resting is essential for pregnant mums. Try taking quick power naps when you’re at work to feel fresh. Massages and warm baths before bed also help ease tiredness.
Constipation during pregnancy often happen due to the hormone progesterone, which relaxes muscles and slows down digestion. Eat more leafy greens, raw fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. Try drinking more prune juices and avoid using over-the-counter laxatives unless you have checked with your doctor.
During pregnancy, painful calf and foot contractions are common, especially during the second and third trimesters. Practice simple calf muscle stretching exercises before bed to ease the pain. But make sure you have consulted your health care provider before you embark on any exercise regime.
This happens a lot during the first and last trimester, but do not limit your intake on fluids. Keeping yourself hydrated during pregnancy is important. Unless you experience a burning sensation or pain during urination, it is common pregnancy symptom. Consume less diuretic drinks like coffees, black and green teas, and alcohol. Leaning forward during urination also helps empty your bladder better.