Morning Sickness and Homeopathic Treatment
Symptoms of morning sickness include nausea,
occasional vomiting and tiredness.
Many women experience these symptoms during
the first three months of pregnancy, usually in the morning when the stomach is
empty, although it can occur at any time of the day.
The traditional cure of eating a dry cracker before getting out of bed is worth trying.
Avoid rich, fatty foods
and try eating little and often if your nausea is worse when you are hungry.
Seek professional help if:
vomiting is severe
if you are unable to keep food down
you are losing weight
if morning sickness persists past your third month.
The following homeopathic remedies
for morning sickness are more commonly indicated:
This remedy is indicated when a woman feels very ill, with constant nausea
and retching. She is extremely sensitive to everything—especially noise,
which can aggravate the nauseous feelings. She feels best when lying
down and resting. Cool drinks or food may help, but it is hard for her to
even think of eating.
Horrible nausea that is worse from the sight and smell of food (especially
eggs or fish) often indicates this remedy. The woman retches and vomits, and
has a sore and bloated feeling in the abdomen. She has trouble eating
anything — although she often craves things, when she tries to eat them they
make her sick. She is likely to feel ill from many smells that others don’t
even notice. For morning sickness when the pregnant woman is especially
sensitive to odors. The woman gets nauseated at the sight, smell and even
the thought of food, especially the smell of eggs.
This remedy is indicated for intense and constant nausea that is felt all
day (not only in the morning) with retching, belching, and excessive
salivation. The woman may feel worse from lying down, but also worse
from motion. Even after the woman vomits, she remains nauseous. Constant, nausea with
empty belching and retching; vomiting is difficult and
does not relieve your nausea
When this remedy is indicated, the woman may salivate so much that she
constantly swallows it, becoming nauseous. She may also vomit up food that
looks undigested, several hours after eating.
This remedy is indicated for “classic morning sickness” nausea worse
immediately on waking in the morning and on opening the eyes. The woman may
salivate a lot and have burning stomach pain. She usually has a decent
appetite and feels better after eating.
Nausea, especially in the morning and after eating, may respond to this
remedy—especially if the woman is irritable, impatient, and chilly. She
may retch a lot and have the urge to vomit, often without success. Her
stomach feels sensitive and crampy, and she may be constipated. Nausea with retching that is
relieved by vomiting; sour belching, indigestion
and heartburn. You may have a sensation that there is a knot in your stomach.
You feel bad-tempered.
This remedy can be helpful if nausea is worse in the afternoon and
evening (often in the morning, as well). The woman is not very thirsty,
although she may feel better from drinking something cool. She can crave
many different foods, but feels sick from many things (including foods she
craves. Creamy foods or desserts may be appealing, but can cause discomfort
and burping or bring on vomiting. A woman who needs this remedy usually is
affectionate, insecure, and weepy—wanting a lot of attention and comforting.
Nausea (with little vomiting), worse after eating and drinking, better in the
fresh air and for company. You feel weepy, moody and like to be comforted.
Gnawing, intermittent nausea with an empty feeling in the stomach suggests a
need for this remedy. It is especially indicated for a woman who is
feeling irritable, sad, worn out, and indifferent to her family. She
feels worst in the morning before she eats, but is not improved by eating
and may vomit afterward. Nausea can be worse when she is lying on her
side. Odors of any kind may aggravate the symptoms. Food often tastes
too salty. She may lose her taste for many foods, but may still crave
vinegar and sour things. Intermittent nausea which is worse in the mornings and worse for the smell
or thought of food; there is an empty, sinking feeling in the stomach which is
temporarily relieved by eating. You feel apathetic, exhausted and heavy but
oddly are better for vigorous exercise. You are indifferent or cross with
children and partner.
This remedy can be helpful to a woman who feels a ghastly nausea with a
sinking feeling in the pit of her stomach. She looks extremely pale, feels
very cold and faint, and needs to lie very still and keep her eyes closed.
If she moves at all, she may vomit violently—or break out in cold sweat and