How To Prevent Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

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Morning sickness affects about 70% of pregnant women.

Fortunately for me, I didn’t really get it with my first pregnancy and with my second, I started to feel sort of yucky in the mornings but I quickly did something about it that not only made the feeling go away but I have shared this tip with many of the women who do my Fit Mom-To-Be Workouts and the ones I coach online when they tell me they have morning sickness.  And every single one has felt better.  It’s awesome!

Anyhow, most people say that you can’t prevent or make the morning sickness go away because it happens for hormonal reasons.  But I beg to differ.  

And what I have found is that the healthier you are coming into the pregnancy and the healthier you eat during pregnancy, then the less chances of morning sickness you have.

Pretty much every one of the pregnant women that do my Fit Mom-To-Be Workouts tell me they have it and when I tell them to do this……… they immediately feel better, so I don’t know about it being so hormonal.

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I also have compared those women who are healthy going into the pregnancy as compared to the ones who aren’t and most of those women DO NOT GET MORNING SICKNESS.

Talk about it being so crucial to eat healthy and exercise during pregnancy.

By the way, check out what the NEWS has to say about PREGNANCY NUTRITION AND FITNESS.

Ok, ready for this pregnancy life changing tip?  LOL

It’s super simple and easy and you are going to be like “are you serious, that’s it”?  

But it works!

I also want to encourage you to make healthy choices when eating.

I know you are probably a little frustrated like most pregnant women, because your OB hasn’t educated you much on Pregnancy Nutrition.

It’s actually quite frustrating for me…….

Aside from giving you a list of foods you should NOT eat, and weighing you in every week, that is pretty much it.  And it’s insane because what you eat doesn’t just affect YOU!   It affects the baby as well.

Its very easy to say “you have to slow down with your weight gain”, but not give you any tools or resources to help you.

But you have to control what you eat and not use this pregnancy as an excuse to “Eat For 2”.  I mean you don’t by any means have to diet.  I certainly didn’t and I did allow myself some splurges.  I would eat a bagel a week which I normally don’t when I’m not pregnant, I usually stick to oatmeal which I love.  But you just have to make GOOD CHOICES.  You should want to anyways because everything you are eating now is affecting your little baby.  So make good choices girlfriend.

So here is what I’m going to do for you.  I’m going to give you a NUTRITION GUIDE with exactly what to eat, all the RECIPES, good SNACK OPTIONS, etc.  So that you can get an idea of how you should be eating during your pregnancy so that you can be healthy, be creating the best possible environment for your baby, and so that you don’t gain EXCESS WEIGHT so that you are not super uncomfortable all during pregnancy and feeling huge and self conscious.  And so that you can lose all your baby weight fast postpartum.

I made this 2-Week Nutrition Guide to give away for FREE to all my pregos because I work with so many in my Fit Mom-To-Be Workout Program that always have so many NUTRITION questions.  So, I figured I would make this in an easy to read, print and follow way to help you take the guesses out of how to eat optimally during your pregnancy.  

If you follow it and you EXERCISE, you will not just have a great pregnancy but you will feel CONFIDENT, RADIENT, GLOWING.  You won’t be uncomfortable and have aches and pains because you’ve gained so much weight.  You will have an easier labor and delivery.  You will sleep better, have more energy.  And you will seriously decrease your chances of falling into POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION.

If you exercise moderately and safely, you will be able to lose your weight super fast postpartum.  I did!

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I did My Fit Mom-To-Be Workouts from the moment I found out I was pregnant until the day before I went into labor and I felt amazing, only gained 20lbs and lost 22lbs within 3 weeks of having my baby.  

Exercising during pregnancyalso helps you speed and ease delivery.  Isn’t that the best news you’ve gotten all day?  My labor was less than 4 hours and I pushed for about 10 minutes.  Thank goodness for those workouts.  Check out what this woman said about my Pregnancy Fit-Mom Workouts.

I can’t wait for you to get this Nutrition Guide, the recipes are amazing, and there are so many different options for snacks. You are going to love it.  Download it here (It’s totally FREE):  PREGNANCY NUTRITION GUIDE.

Pregnancy Nutrition Guide

Before I give you this awesome pregnancy workout, I want to make sure you are following the proper pregnancy nutrition, so check out thesetips on pregnancy nutrition and why you should eat.

There are so many benefits to exercise and healthy eating during pregnancy.  Did you know that everything you do during pregnancy affects your baby?

Pregnancy Exercise Benefits

As of this post I am 13 weeks pregnant and doing them all over again, check out one of my workouts from last week. And check out what the NEWS has to say about the benefits of exercise during pregnancy:  News Pregnancy Fitness

I love helping pregos feel energized and good about themselves.  Thats why I also have a Pinterest Board full of sample Pregnancy Workouts and Nutrition Tips, make sure to Follow them so you can get all the info.

By the way, if you haven’t received a list of what you should absolutely not eat during pregnancy, here is a short and cute little CHECKLIST that you can download and print so you can have with you always as a reminder.

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And I was able to get in the best shape of my life even after having 2 kids and I really credit exercising during pregnancy as well as following a healthy diet.
 
This is me after my second baby, she was about 14 months here.
 
 
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So, I find that most women get sick in the morning because that is the longest we spend without eating because we are sleeping.  So basically the stomach is empty which causes nausea and sickness.

Remember that your body is working so hard to create a life support system for your baby that it is pulling from YOUR NUTRIENTS first for that….. depleting YOU of everything. That is why we feel so tired, especially at the beginning.  Ugh, I remember feeling like a truck ran over my body every single day for like 3 weeks.  I woke up tired and went to sleep tired.  

But can you imagine how hard your body is working?

I read in a book once that a pregnant woman’s body is working 4,000 times more than an non-pregnant woman rock climbing.  Is that not insane?

No wonder we feel tired, fatigued and sick.

So…… The solution…..

EAT!  

Eat in between the hours you are sleeping.

I know that you are waking up a gazillion times to pee in the middle of the night.  

So I am going to give you a recipe that you are going to make and have on your night table and a few of those times you get up to pee, you are going to take a few bites.  You don’t have to eat a whole lot, you just need a few bites.

I remember taking 2 bites of my OATMEAL PANCAKE probably around 10pm and around 1-2am.  And when I woke up at 4am to go to work, I didn’t feel sick anymore.  It was like magic.  I swear!

You have to make sure you eat something that is healthy, not high in sugar or fat and that has some protein and healthy carbs in it.  And that is what this pancake is.

I would make about 5 at a time and leave them in a Ziplock bag in the fridge and every night before going to bed, I would heat it up and cut it into 4 pieces and put it on a plate on my night table.

Seriously, many a nights I remember munching on those pancakes with my eyes closed.

But let me tell you what……  After I started doing this, I never felt sick again.

And I was able to make it through my Morning Fit  Mom-To-Be Workouts without feeling sick…. as I did them before starting work.

I can’t tell you enough all the benefits of exercise during pregnancy and of a good nutrition.  And not only for you but for your baby as well.

I hope that you are exercising and eating healthy. 

You will gain less weight, lose the baby weight much faster, have an easier delivery, less chances of gestational diabetes, less aches and pains, less sicknesses, more confidence, better sleep, more energy.

I mean, come on, what more do you want? LOL

Anyhow, I hope you try this and I hope it helps.

Because if you don’t feel sick then you can enjoy the beauty of pregnancy.  It truly is an amazing thing.

If you are currently working out and you are not sure what is safe and if its effective enough, or if you haven’t started but now you are excited about starting so you can get all these benefits, I am happy to be your coach. I have worked with thousands and thousands of pregnant women and helped them to have a healthy and fit pregnancy.  And trust me, I know how it feels, after 2 pregnancies.

Here is how you can get My PREGNANCY WORKOUTS

And I enjoyed them thoroughly because I was healthy and fit.  I loved being pregnant and I hope you do too

 

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If you start my pregnancy workout program, I will see you inside the program.  

I have lots of tips for you and I can’t wait for you to see all the videos of the exercises.

Send me YOUR BUMP PICTURES, would be great to compare with after you have your baby….

So you can see how fabulous you will look.

I would also love to feature you and your beautiful bump.

Send them to michelle@michellemariefit.com

Click here to start the Fit Mom-To-Be Workout Program.

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If you are struggling with what to eat and different options that are SAFE for the baby and won’t make you GAIN WEIGHT, you will totally enjoy and get great use of the MMF Pregnancy Diet Plan.

  1. Full Meal Plan for entire pregnancy.
  2. Easy Recipes.
  3. Kid-Friendly Recipes.
  4. Helps reduce cravings.
  5. Yummy and comforting meals.

It’s not too late to SLOW DOWN & LESSEN your Pregnancy Weight Gain.

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If you exercise, you will see a huge change.  

Less weight gain, not as fast and you will feel tighter, more fit, more energetic and less fatigue.

If you don’t want to spend 6-24 months postpartum losing your “BABY WEIGHT”, invest a little time, energy and possibly resources into your health and fitness this pregnancy.  It will be so worth it when you are back at your pre-pregnancy weight in less than 3 months and feeling like yourself again.

If you need guidance, support and a safe exercise plan, you will love my Fit Mom-To-Be Workout Program (tested by TENS OF THOUSANDS of pregnant women). 

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Here is what you can expect:

  • Less Weight Gain
  • Less Stretch Marks and Cellulite
  • Faster Labor & Delivery
  • Faster Postpartum Weight Loss
  • More Energy
  • Less Aches & Pains
  • Less Chances of Gestational Diabetes
  • Better Sleep

 

What You Get:

  • Monthly workouts that change every 4 weeks (which delivers the best results).
  • No gym is required (2 versions available: home and gym).
  • Exercise Videos & Pictures of every single exercise.
  • Can view, access and download on any smart phone, tablet or computer.
  • Private Facebook Group for support, community and questions answered by Michelle Marie.
  • Monthly pregnancy nutrition tips to help you throughout your pregnancy.

**Don’t forget to send me your before and after pictures.  I would love to see your cute baby bump and it would be so awesome to see your postpartum progress after and how much your pregnancy workouts helped you.  Email them to michelle@michellemariefit.com**

To start your pregnancy workouts, click here:  Fit Mom-To-Be

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