morning sickness

Morning sickness is also known as "Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP)". It is a common condition usually early in pregnancy that happens in up to 70-80% of all pregnancies and potentially affects the health of the mother and fetus if it is severe. Hyperemesis gravidarum, on the other hand, is a more severe form of morning sickness/nausea and vomiting of pregnancy and often requires hospital admission and intravenous IV hydration treatment .
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Morning Sickness in Pregnancy When Does Nausea and Vomiting Start

When does morning sickness start? It usually starts usually within 1-2 weeks of implantation and around the time you miss your period. ... more »

Good News About Morning Sickness!

About 60-80% of all women experience some degree of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, according to a British journal on nursing.  A new study from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), a branch of the National Institutes of Health in the US, suggests morning sickness ... more »

Sex and the Five Trimesters of Pregnancy

  You’re probably thinking there only three trimesters of pregnancy, right?  After all, “tri-“ means three but it could mean that there are five distinct three-month periods associated with pregnancy and each one affects your sex life in distinctly different ways. ... more »

Enjoy Herbal Teas During Pregnancy for Health and Pleasure

People in China have been drinking tea for at least 5,000 years, first as a medicinal beverage and then, centuries later, for pleasure.  During the age of global discovery in the Middle Ages of the last millennium, explorers from Europe spread the custom of drinking tea around the world. ... more »

Breastfeeding Reduces Mom's Risk of MS Relapse

In 2014, NPR reported on a woman who realized in the throes of morning sickness that she didn’t have any MS symptoms; her story led to discovery of a link between the hormone estriol and MS. ... more »

Hyperemesis Gravidarum Is A Potentially Serious Pregnancy Complication

Hyperemesis gravidarum is a serious medical condition in pregnancy which requires immediate medical treatment. ... more »

15 Ways to Survive Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hyperemesis Gravidarum is nausea and vomiting on steroids. It's awful - just ask anyone who's had it. It’s good that the condition is recognized with a day of its own. ... more »

May 15th is Hyperemesis Gravidarum Day. Who knew?

I was surprised to learn that Hyperemesis Gravidarum had a day to call its own and pleased that this unpleasant condition has been recognized as a serious problem. Here are 15 facts about hyperemesis gravidarum. ... more »

NYC Charmed by Pregnant Kate Middleton and Prince William

Kate Middleton and Prince William arrived in New York City on December 7 to begin a whirlwind tour of the Big Apple. The ever-dazzling Duchess is in the second trimester of her second royal pregnancy. ... more »

27 Ways to Tame the Morning Sickness Monster Without Drugs

Morning sickness is such an expected symptom of pregnancy that nausea and vomiting are used in movies, on television, and in books to hint at a woman's condition. Expected or not, it can be pretty miserable. ... more »

Traveling Pregnant: How Changes in Altitude and Temperature May Affect You

The winter holidays are upon us. 'Tis the season for travel. Many women find that travel during pregnancy brings new challenges even when traveling to familiar places. ... more »

Kelly Clarkson Happily Miserable with Morning Sickness

Ellen DeGeneres is one of those people with whom other people seem to feel comfortable sharing the darndest things. Take Kelly Clarkson, for example. On her December 6 appearance on the show, Clarkson confessed to vomiting 'a good dozen times a day.' ... more »

Metoclopramide (Reglan) for Morning Sickness: Feel Good, No Worries

Morning sickness is a classic symptom of early pregnancy, often unpleasant but mild and clearing up on its own by the end of the first trimester. Sometimes, though, nausea and vomiting associated with pregnancy are severe, lingering long after the first trimester. ... more »

Preventing Severe Morning Sickness before It Starts

If you’ve ever been pregnant, you’ve probably experienced some form of morning sickness. I’ve only had one friend who never experienced a hint of morning sickness. ... more »

Eating Healthy Through Morning Sickness

I have been an obstetric dietitian for quite some time now. But it’s only been since recently that I’ve had the newfound perspective of pregnancy. At this point, I’m 28 weeks along and things have eased up for me significantly. ... more »

What Expectations Do Women Have about Pregnancy?

My friend had a baby earlier this summer and she told us she was pregnant around November. As soon as she told us, all the usual questions were asked. Do you want a boy or girl? What names do you have picked out? Has morning sickness started yet? ... more »

Power of Ginger: the Safe and Natural Remedy for Morning Sickness Relief

How to use a safe, natural, and healthful remedy for morning sickness relief. ... more »

The Morning Sickness Mystery

I’ve only ever had one friend that never experienced morning sickness, but even she and her doctor were amazed, especially because she was a high risk pregnancy. ... more »

Preventing Dangers Associated with Recreational Water Activities During Pregnancy

For most pregnant women, spending time on the open water is a safe activity, but preventing injury and reducing dangers associated with recreational water activities is important for everyone involved. ... more »

The Difference Between Illness and Morning Sickness

Morning sickness is a common symptom of pregnancy, but nausea can also be a sign of illnesses like the flu or stomach virus. There are a few key differences between the two that pregnant women should watch for. ... more »

Diclectin Safe for Use Before Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) Symptoms Begin

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) can cause severe nausea and vomiting early in pregnancy. Women who suffer from the condition tend to be hesitant to conceive again due to fear of suffering HG again. ... more »

When Morning Sickness becomes Every-Moment-I-Am-Awake Sickness

The general consensus is that pregnant women experience morning sickness during the first trimester and then the symptoms of nausea, lightheadedness, and vomiting simply disappear. For many women, this is the case, but what about the other women? ... more »

Bad Breath Can Make Your Pregnancy Stink

Bad breath is one of the many pregnancy symptoms caused partly by the raging hormones coursing through your system as your baby develops. The changing levels of estrogen and progesterone increase dental plaque, which causes bad breath.  ... more »

Kate Middleton Using Hypnotherapy to Overcome Morning Sickness

Hyperemesis gravidarum is a serious side effect of pregnancy that results in extreme nausea and frequent vomiting. ... more »

Ginger

Ginger is a natural anti-emetic, often used to alleviate motion sickness and pregnancy morning sickness. Much research has also been published on using Ginger to treat nausea during pregnancy. ... more »

The Second Trimester from the Male Perspective

If the first trimester of pregnancy is a whirlwind of constant change and discomfort for both you and your partner, the second trimester represents perhaps the eye of the storm. During the second trimester that little one is going to continue to grow and develop. ... more »

Do You Share a Pregnancy Condition with Kate Middleton?

As I was checking my usual world news sites this morning, I was about to skip over yet another article about Kate Middleton and Prince William’s recently announced pregnancy when something caught my eye. ... more »

Confirmed! Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Expecting Baby

After months of speculation regarding a baby for Kate Middleton and Prince William, the happy news was finally revealed in a statement on their official website on Monday. ... more »

3 Things Dad Never Thought to Do During Pregnancy

There are tons of tips and helpful hint articles about how dad can become a bigger part of pregnancy, but none really address the topic in a realistic manner. Here are a few little things dad can do that she’ll love even more. ... more »

To Relieve Nausea, Eat Ginger

When you find out you are pregnant, you might feel suddenly averted to medications and unnatural substances. ... more »

Will Treating Morning Sickness Hurt Your Baby?

Morning sickness is actually the most common medical condition that pregnant women face, and approximately 80% of childbearing women deal with it every day. ... more »

How to Cope with Morning Sickness

Nausea often sets in even before you get a positive pregnancy test. For some women, the morning sickness stays throughout the day, while for others, it is at its worst in the morning. ... more »

What Are My Chances of Being Pregnant With Early Pregnancy Symptoms?

Many of the early signs of pregnancy are also signs of other physical changes in the body. The final determination of pregnancy comes with a positive urine or blood pregnancy test. ... more »

Make Your Calories Count When Morning Sickness Strikes

Up to 75% of women experience morning sickness during theirpregnancy, and many of them worry that they may not be getting enoughnutrition during times when keeping food down isn't easy. ... more »

Holiday Shopping During Pregnancy

When your obstetrician told you the due date for your pregnancy was right around the holidays, you suddenly began wondering how you could complete all the holiday shopping and gift wrapping with a pregnant belly in tow. ... more »

5 Nutrition Tips to Help With Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Fortunately, there are many strategies to manage nausea and vomiting to promote a healthy, more comfortable pregnancy. Read on to learn about possible dietary modifications that can help. ... more »

6 Stages in Pregnancy: The Changing Female Body

Stages in pregnancy are often divided up into weeks or trimesters. Within these common stages in pregnancy are six major times of change. ... more »

What Happens in the First Trimester of Pregnancy?

Understanding what happens in the body during the first trimester of pregnancy is important as some changes may not feel the way a pregnant woman expected. ... more »

Pregnancy Milestones to Look For in Each Pregnancy Trimester

The pregnancy trimester is like a goal each pregnant woman has. During each pregnancy trimester there are milestones women achieve in their pregnancy. ... more »

How Soon Does Morning Sickness Start?

Morning sickness is one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy. The severity of morning sickness ranges. ... more »

Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

Some women never experience symptoms of morning sickness while others find they fight morning sickness for the duration of their pregnancy. ... more »

Morning Sickness Symptoms

More than one-half of all pregnant women will suffer morning sickness symptoms. Morning sickness symptoms can strike in the 4th or 5th week of gestation and last until the 16th week. ... more »

Morning Sickness

Morning sickness, nausea and vomiting can be among the first pregnancy symptoms and signs beginning around 4 weeks to 6 weeks gestation. ... more »

Morning Sickness Fighter Recipe – Grape Slushie

Many pregnant women suffer from morning sickness. Feeling nauseous all the time makes eating a nutritious meal nearly impossible for some. ... more »

Morning Sickness During Pregnancy

In most cases, morning sickness during pregnancy will last until the 10th-14th week of pregnancy, though it may last longer in some cases. ... more »

How to Survive the First Trimester of Pregnancy in 12 Steps

The first trimester of the pregnancy brings about the most dramatic changes. Our 12 step program helps you survive this important trimester. ... more »

Hyperemesis Gravidarum - Morning Sickness and Pregnancy

Morning sickness is one of the first signs of pregnancy and can occur at any time during the day. If your morning sickness is unbearable you could have hyperemesis gravidarum. ... more »

Constipation and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing; however, many women do not seem to think so the entire time they are pregnant, especially when they have constipation, heartburn and morning sickness. ... more »

Morning Sickness and Baby's Gender or Sex

There is little relationship between morning sickness and the baby's sex gender. ... more »

Am I Pregnant? Early Pregnancy Signs

Are you asking yourself Am I pregnant? Could I be pregnant? How can I find out if I am pregnant? What are the early pregnancy signs and symptoms? ... more »

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