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Morning Sickness is so random

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Cheffie100 Thu 08-Nov-12 18:21:02

So on day 3 of ms. Just nausea but seem to go from fine to terrible in the space of minutes.

It's only eating that seems to make me feel human. I appreciate small meals throughout the day helps but I had to eat pretty much constantly today for 8 hours to feel human.

Should I try and ride it out sometimes without always eating? I really don't want to pile the weight on. What do you/ did you do to best cope and what foods helped you through?


Pascha Thu 08-Nov-12 18:34:00

You do what you have to do to make you feel human. Honestly, it really doesn't matter if you eat your own weight in crackers/mashed potato/grapefruit (all foods that made me feel a little bit less crap) if it gets you through the day at this stage. You will not put on excess weight at this point, its all going towards building a little person.

The ravenousness does settle down a bit in the 2nd trimester.

ja9 Thu 08-Nov-12 18:35:49

Yes, agree re randomness. The only REAL MS I had was in the last month if pg no 2 when I vomitted every morning.... Not nice at all. Sympathies.x

PseudoBadger Thu 08-Nov-12 18:37:56

I'm fine as long as I eat something about every hour - dont get hungry!

Jojoba1986 Thu 08-Nov-12 18:43:12

Pretzels followed by a mars bar is my staple diet at the moment! Pretzels are fab! (The little crunchy kind) Hope you feel better soon!

kellestar Thu 08-Nov-12 19:03:31

Sleep seems to help me... 16+6 and it still catches me at random moments of the day. I'm off to bed in a minute. I have a DD already and get exhausted looking after her, it wasn't until someone took pity on me and took her off for the afternoon and I went to bed, how much a difference sleep makes.

Keep munching but try a nap when you get home from work and before your dinner. Might make you feel better.

Rhubarb78 Thu 08-Nov-12 20:16:03

I have a supply of snack a jacks and crackerbread on hand, dont think they are too bad to munch on calorie wise. i also find that mints help too.

LilllyV Fri 09-Nov-12 17:12:30

I've been struggling through work with mine all day! Just want to crawl under the desk!

Isthisnormall Fri 09-Nov-12 17:20:39

I am glad i am not the only one then. Just a week of awful nausea, I don't throw up but sometimes I wish I did. Also concerned about the amount of food I am eating, lots of carbs as they make me feel better. Also yogurt and cheese so much cheese. I will be the size of a house before my 12th week.

Cheffie100 Fri 09-Nov-12 18:33:44

Really glad I'm not the only one. All the advice on here is massively helpful though...thanks all

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