Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hyperemesis Gravidarum Prevention

Prevention of hyperemesis gravidarum includes:

  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Eat small meals more frequently.
  • Avoid food that irritates your stomach.
  • Avoid citrus fruit and tomatoes.
  • Avoid spicy food.
  • Avoid caffeine.
  • Avoid fatty food.
  • Avoid sweets.
  • Diet for hyperemesis gravidarum:
    • Low fat diet
    • Low sugar diet
    • High protein diet
    • High carbohydrate diet

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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hyperemesis Gravidarum References
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