Ask Abby!

Feeling Pregnant asks Abby:

What from Young Living can I use to help with my morning sickness and also support my nutrition during this time where I am getting little and keeping less down? 

So, I am freshly pregnant and apparently, this pregnancy will be much like my other two with… Morning Sickness! This is a normal part of pregnancy for many, but thankfully my Young Living oils and supplements are here to help me ease the nausea. Also, I wanted to encourage other pregnant women like me to come in to a Pregnancy Resource Center if you want to talk about the risks and procedures of abortion with someone who understands your situation, learn more about Pregnancy Resource Center.


Daily, I apply DiGize to my belly each morning. I try to re-apply it throughout the day about 4x per day.

Ningxia Red

I ran out of Ningxia Red right before I found out I was expecting, but it is on my upcoming ER order and I plan to drink 2oz of that daily. I also plan to not run out again. I get nauseous when pregnant, and I don’t eat or drink much in the beginning. I know I need any extra nutrients that will be easy on my stomach. Ningxia, I expect, will be! Don’t follow my advice here, but I’ve never been able to keep pre-natal vitamins down. For that reason, I have to get a little sneaky on my body and find ways to sneak in extra nutrition that is not in a pill form.


MegaCal is something that I take each morning, the recommended dosage, to try to get in the vitamins I am missing from food. Does it stay down…. eh, I’m not so sure. LOL. I like to believe it does. This morning, I had the thought to take it in the evenings and see if that helps.

Stress Away

Throughout the day, Stress Away is so helpful. I feel that it relieves the stress and brings about a calming feeling for me. Plus, it smells so heavenly!


I always have a strong nose, but especially now. I will smell things that make me run for the bathroom. Enter PURIFICATION!!!! What a must. I diffuse this, add a drop to my dishwasher, and I have even been known to add a drop to the toilet water before spending some time with my face there. (TMI… I realize that…)

I hope this helps a momma or two out there who struggle in pregnancy the same way I do! Enjoy these additional tips from other expecting Moms on our team.
Additional Tips from Expecting Mom’s:

Itching… From Donna Wysong: “You all I normally have crazy insane itching my entire pregnancy. Not this one, I have itched a little here and there until this evening. I have been tested for everything imaginable and the Drs come up with nothing! So tonight I grabbed out my gentle babies book and guess what… Itching is in there! Praise the Lord! I am currently soaking in an amazing bath and then will be spraying myself down with Claraderm when I get out. I can not tell you how thankful I am for my oils!” 
Pregnancy Oils

Dry Skin… from Sarah Pope Cook who occasionally writes for Babywearing International“This is an approximation of the recipe I have been using to spray on my growing baby belly this pregnancy. It really has helped to keep my skin moisturized … Keeping new stretch marks at bay. It’s also made my skin look healthier all around (especially my old stretch marks!). Loving this stuff!” 


Essential Oils and Pregnancy… from Amber Harville  Revisit a past post  for helpful tips through pregnancy and childbirth.

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Abby Wilkey is a trained doula. She has worked alongside a homebirth midwife and also birthed her two boys at home. She is a stay at home wife to a loving paramedic. Abby loves using Young Living essential oils for her family’s health and wellness. In her past time you can find her sipping coffee (with a straw to protect those pearly brights!) or baking homemade bread and donuts! Abby is not a doctor, physician, or chiropractor. Therefore, she cannot treat, diagnose, or prescribe treatment for any issues. What she can do is speak from experience and wisdom while also seeking knowledge through scientific studies and research. 

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