Pregnancy Food: Quick Food Fixes for Moms-to-Be

Reach for yogurt if you are dealing with morning sickness.
Reach for yogurt if you are dealing with morning sickness.

Keep your kitchen stocked with items that can ease your pregnancy woes. Check out this list of quick bites that may help you in times of need.

When morning sickness hits, you might want to consider grabbing one of these items from your refrigerator or cupboard:

  • Carbonated drinks (without artificial sweeteners)
  • Crackers
  • Anything ginger
  • Lemon
  • Hard candies
  • Herbal teas (red raspberry, lemon, spearmint, peppermint, peach, or chamomile)
  • Potato chips
  • Pretzels
  • Protein bars
  • Toast
  • Yogurt

If constipation is your problem, the answer is simple: fiber, fiber, fiber. Here's a list of low-maintenance, high-fiber foods that might ease your trouble:

  • Barley
  • Beans and peas
  • Bran
  • Dark-colored fruits and vegetables
  • Leafy greens
  • Nuts and seeds
  • Oats and oatmeal
  • Apple and prune juices
  • Prunes and figs
  • Whole grain breads and cereals

The information on this Web site is designed for educational purposes only. It is not intended to be a substitute for informed medical advice or care. You should not use this information to diagnose or treat any health problems or illnesses without consulting your pediatrician or family doctor. Please consult a doctor with any questions or concerns you might have regarding your or your child's condition.

Content courtesy of American Baby