- Keep topped up with plenty of fluids to stay hydrated.
- Eat bland starchy foods little and often. Dry crackers usually go down well.
- Try eating cold meals if the smell of hot ones causes pregnancy nausea.
- Avoid spicy or rich foods.
- Steer clear of foods that smell unpalatable.
- Always eat carbs with meals.
- Have a small snack first thing in the morning to avoid an empty stomach.
- Drink ginger tea or eat anything gingery.
- Make a note of what you eat to see if you can learn which foods trigger nausea.
- Get plenty of fresh air.
- Try to get some rest.
- Experiment with acupressure—it works for some people.
- Speak to your healthcare provider (HCP) if your urine is extremely dark.
- Speak to your HCP if your symptoms are concerning you.
- For any other aches and pains, read our checklist on pregnancy pains and discomfort.
Get full access to expert-backed nutrition support
Curated content based on your preferences
Learn about various feeding options and what each means for you and your baby
Tailored Practical Tools
Try our tailored practical tools to guide you through the parenting journey.
My First 1000 Days club
Customised notifications, reminders and newsletters
Still haven't found what you are looking for?
Try our new smart question engine. We'll always have something for you.