Eat small meals throughout the day so that you’re never too full or too hungry.

Try eating high carbohydrate foods (plain baked potatoes, white rice or dry toast) or bland foods (such as saltine crackers, popsicles, chicken broths, ginger ale and pretzels).

Avoid rich, spicy, greasy or fatty foods. However, some women find that these foods actually help their morning sickness! There is no one “right” food-just eat whatever food helps YOU.

Avoid foods with smells that bother you or make you nauseous.

The iron in prenatal vitamins can bother some women. If you think your morning sickness is related to your vitamins, stop taking them for a day or two. If necessary, try the gummy prenatal vitamins available at some pharmacies. These do NOT Have iron in them so once you start feeling better you should resume the prescribed vitamins.

Before getting out of bed in the morning, eat a few saltine crackers to calm your stomach.

Wearing “acupressure” wrist bands, which are sometimes used by passengers on boats to prevent sea sickness, may help some women who have morning sickness. You can buy the bands at drugstores and from many internet sites.

Take Vitamin B6, 25 mg up to 4 times/day

Try Preggie Pops or B-natal Lollipops, available online, at pharmacies and at maternity stores. These candies include B6 and ginger to help ease your morning sickness.