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Help! Constant Sour Stomach-what Can I Eat? 8 Mon. Pregnant Any Food Suggestions

San Francisco, CA

I am 8 months pregnant, and have the worst acid stomach-I take calcium /magnesium, I often taken Tums, rolaids after eating ginger tea, chewing on raw ginger, but I need to eat more but get such bad indigestion, I cant eat the rest of the day or I throwup-yuk. I didn't throw up at the beginning this much- what kinds of food -healthy-not fast food ,prepared, or resturant can I make?thanks so much....

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Need Medicine Help

Houston, TX

I am 5 months pregnant with child #2 and I am not feeling well. My worse thing is when my nose is stopped up and that is what I have. Is there something I can do for this. I blow my nose often and that is hit or miss as to weather I get anything or not. I have also tried the water/salt water pic thing but that only helped temporaliy. I am not sleeping well due to this. I know Nasonex is not really good to take but I have been using that some to try and help but that is not working. I use cough drops at night to help with the dripping in my hourse throut. Help needed...My head feels HUGE! Many thanks!

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Pregnancy Nausea

Dallas, TX

Hi mamas, I am pregnant with our fourth child and am nauseated all the time. You would think I would be a pro at it now, but our youngest is almost 2. Can anyone suggest something that would help relieve this nausea? I appreciate all comments. Have a nice day. S.

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Pregnancy Sleep Issues

San Francisco, CA

I am 4 months pregnant and have been sleeping on my left side for some time now. I am having difficulty remaining in this position due to the pressure on my left hip. I have tried a big/body pillow (I sleep w/ a pillow between my knees and tried one under my hip) but it's still really uncomfortable. I am not sleeping well at all. I would welcome some sleep suggestions and any suggestions for maternity pillows. The ones I have seen seem to just support the belly as it gets bigger. Any input would be most welcomed. Thanks.

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Prenatal Vitamins Making Me Nauseated

Dallas, TX

This is my second pregnancy and this time the prenatal vitamins are making me very nauseated. I take them at night before bed but if I don't fall asleep right away, I still feel nauseaus. My 10 month old son sometimes wakes up at night and if I deal with him, I can feel it too. Actually, I just got done sleep training him so now I am the one that needs sleep training and honestly, I am awake a lot at night. The vitamins don't help matters when I'm feeling so terrible. I haven't tried taking them in the morning because I'm scared. I feel like I can't afford a whole day of nausea. I go to the Dr. Monday and I'm planning on asking his advice but in the mean time, thought I'd see if anyone else had a remedy I could try! Thanks!

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Surviving Allergy Season While Pregnant

Boise, ID

Hi!! I am a mom of a 17 month old daughter and I am 4 months pregnant. Allergy season is particularly bad for me this year. I am taking, against my "will", for the sake of survival, Claritin at my doctor's advice. It takes the edge of by slowing my runny nose and lessening my sneezing thankfully, yet not enough to allow me to sleep through the night (or in between the bathroom runs). I continue to sneeze, have sinus headaches and blow my nose a bit too constantly and it seems to be so much worse when I am lying down. Being pregnant, my ability to function well with a lack of sleep is hugely lessened and trying,my nausea increases, my mood swings increase, etc. Any tricks that worked for any of you to lessen allergy symptoms without piling on the drugs? Thanks in advance for your time.

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Tested Positive for Group-B Strep

Chicago, IL

I am due to deliver my second baby in a few weeks. The doctor's office just called and said my Group-B Strep culture was positive. They aren't going to put me on antibiotics because I'm scheduled to have a c-section. I understand that it's totally normal to test positive, but it's not safe for the baby during a vaginal delivery. I tested negative with my first so I have no experience with this. I am planning on breast-feeding the baby - does anyone know if I need to clear this up before I begin to nurse, or is that not dangerous? Thanks!

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