10 tips for managing morning sickness

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy should be treated according to symptom severity, say the authors of a systematic review published in JAMA.

Their review of studies involving 9000 women found a number of therapies worth trying, although they caution that the evidence for these is low quality.

Here is a summary of their findings:

Mild Symptoms

  • Ginger (commonly 250 mg orally every 6 hours)
  • Vitamin B6 (10–25 mg orally every 8 hours)
  • Acupressure (inner wrist [P6]); benefits of acupuncture and nerve stimulation are unclear.