Morning Sickness Quiz: How Well Do You Know the First Trimester Flu?
If you have morning sickness, you're probably looking for some relief. Truth is, not even doctors know why certain remedies work to quell that queasy feeling. See how you stack up with our quiz.
Blame soaring hormone levels for morning sickness, especially this one. Which is the culprit?
- Linea negra
Everyone knows pregnant women need extra vitamins. Which ones are proven to ease nausea and vomiting?
- Vitamins C and D
- Vitamins B6 and B12
- Vitamins A and C
Pioneer women would've tried this natural remedy (if they could've picked it up at the local market). Which of these is a good digestive aid?
- Ginger root
Watch nearly any TV show with a pregnant woman in it, and she'll invariably ask for a foot massage. What can a whole-body massage do for you?
- Activate your anti-puke gland
- Decrease hormone levels
- Lessen the nausea
How often should you eat throughout the day (even if you don't feel like it?)
- Three to five
- Six to eight
- Eight to 10
If you have morning sickness, heartburn will come-a-callin', too. What's one way to manage it?
- Slightly elevate your feet
- Pinch the skin between your thumb and forefinger
- Keep your head and chest elevated after meals
Sometimes it helps to sleep it off -- and the same can be true for morning sickness. What's the recommended sleeping position?
- On your right side.
- On your left side
- Any way you can get comfy
If you're pregnant and can suddenly smell bad aftershave (and everything else) from across the room, you can attribute your bloodhound-like prowess to which hormone?
Many women put the pressure on morning sickness by leaning on this often-effective pressure point. Where is it located?
- Two inches above elbow
- The temples
- Two inches above crease of inner wrist
High in protein, easy to digest and containing natural sugars, this treat is good for pregnant tummies. What is it?
- Toast and jam
- Yogurt with fruit