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Pregnancy Symptoms - Am I Pregnant?

Answers to all your questions about early signs and symptoms of pregnancy. In addition to the common pregnancy signs and symptoms you may also want to read more about physical pregnancy signs. ... more »
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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 »

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 »
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When “Normal” Pregnancy Symptoms are “Abnormal”

But how do you know when these symptoms might mean that something is amiss? Here’s a guide to knowing when to call in the health care professionals. ... more »
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Nausea and Vomiting During Labor and Delivery

My best friend had one request of the universe when she went into labor, “Please don’t let me throw up on one of the nurses.” Of course, she did anyway. ... more »
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Tips for Coping with Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting

If you’re struggling with chemotherapy-induced nausea, here are a few more tips to help you ease it and cope with it. ... more »
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The Cause of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Two of the worst parts of chemotherapy are the fatigue and the nausea and vomiting. Although these are two of the most common side effects, there are things you can do about them. ... more »
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Small Meals Are the Solution to Your Indigestion

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. ... more »
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Chemotherapy and Anti-Nausea Medications (Antiemetics)

When going through chemotherapy, nausea and vomiting are typically part of the process. As a result, many oncologists will prescribe anti-nausea medications, or antiemetics, as a preemptive measure for managing nausea induced by the chemotherapy. ... more »
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Adriamycin Round Two

The Thursday before my second round of chemotherapy, my hair started falling out. I was 16 days after my first treatment. It was emotionally traumatic, even though I had already cut off most of the length. ... more »