How to beat morning sickness

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Open Quote First trimester: 85% : the percentage of mums-to-be who suffer from morning sickness in the first trimester. ‘Drink boiled water with a piece of root ginger in it to keep nausea at bay,’ says Medical Herbalist Lucy Stephens (www.revaclinic.com).

Your second trimester: Even though you’ll hopefully be feeling fitter, you might still be working and juggling a busy life and it’s important to stay calm. Studies have linked stress in pregnancy to illness in your child in later years’, so make time for some relaxing yoga and enjoy a calming herbal tea habit. Try chamomile and lemon balm, ‘these herbs have been shown to have an anti-anxiety effect,’ says Medical Herbalist Lucy Stephens. Open Quote