Researchers from Denmark recently published a study into the
drug Ondansetron, typically prescribed for pregnancy nausea and
vomiting. The study used data collected by Denmark registries to review
more than 600,000 singleton births.
It is estimated that up to 80% of pregnant women suffer some sort of
nausea or vomiting during pregnancy. Researchers from Babol University
of Medical Sciences recently published a study in the Iran Red Crescent
Medical Journal on the effects of mint oil on these common pregnancy
A friend of mine, now well into her second pregnancy, was recently
complaining to me about her inability to eat regular meals because of
her constant indigestion and nausea.
Many women experience a form of gastrointestinal discomfort at some
point during their pregnancy such as nausea, vomiting, constipation or
diarrhea. There may be a nutritional solution worth trying.
The holiday rush can be difficult for pregnant women. With all the
holiday shopping, parties and cooking, treating your body right can take
a back seat to holiday activities. Here are some helpful tips to remember if
you’re pregnant during the holidays.
Every fall, doctors suggest children and at-risk adults receive a
seasonal flu vaccination. The vaccination can prevent the flu or curb
the intensity of a flu infection. About 20,000 young children are hospitalized every year from complications and symptoms of seasonal flu.
Rotavirus is a common childhood infection that nearly all children suffer from before the age of 5. While the infection generally resolves without medical intervention, children with compromised immune systems may suffer severe symptoms leading to hospitalization and death.
Women all over the world fight morning sickness during pregnancy. The symptoms of morning sickness may never appear for some pregnant women while other find they fight them for the duration of the pregnancy.