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Must-have maternity items

If you've ever been pregnant, you know there are hundreds of pregnancy products specifically designed (and marketed) for expectant mothers. Sometimes it’s difficult to figure out what's actually helpful in pregnancy and what's commercialized fluff. Read on for some advice from real moms (and real doctors) about the best pregnancy products they found.

2Must-have maternity itemsSea-Band Anti-nausea Bands

Nausea and pregnancy often go hand-in-hand, but taking medication while pregnant can be dangerous. Fortunately, there are drug-free options, like Sea-Band Anti-Nausea Bands, which use acupressure. "Pressing on the acupressure points on your wrists, called the nei kuan points, often helps alleviate nausea, whether it's caused by morning sickness or a bumpy car ride," says Dr McAllister.

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