Resulting from hormonal changes or stress, headaches can be familiar during pregnancy.
- Drink water, as dehydration can cause headaches.
- Get plenty of rest
- Exercise regularly
- Excessive caffeine can cause headaches, as can caffeine withdrawal. If you have been totally avoiding caffeine, a cola or cup of caffeinated tea may help
- Try relaxation exercises
- Soak a washcloth in cold water containing a few drops of essential oil of lavender. Apply to forehead and rest in darkened room
- Massaging the neck and spine may help