Article - Natural Remedies

Pregnancy often comes with aches, swelling and morning-sickness - none of which are exactly uplifting and can quickly overshadow the joy of carrying your little bundle.

Although there are many OTC treatments that can quell your woes, if you like keeping things natural, you'll want to try the remedies below that promise to have you feeling better in no time.

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Pregnancy acne is most common during the first and second trimesters as your body and skin are producing higher levels of androgens which cause more sebum production. This feeds bacteria inside the follicles and results in acne and inflammation.Remedy: Use a gentle cleanser that will clarify and dissolve impurities without stripping the skin's natural oils.

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Swollen Feet

Swelling is very common and almost expected because of the extra fluid needed for amniotic fluids and to support the increase in blood volume. However, it can not only be unsightly, but quite uncomfortable too.

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Morning Sickness

Up to 85% of women will be affected in varying degrees by nausea and vomiting. Contrary to what the name suggests, morning sickness can strike at any time of day.

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What natural remedies have you tried?