A 40-year-old member asked:
are pregnant women more susceptible to morning sickness?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Yes: Morning sickness is the lay term for the nausea of pregnancy. Hyperemesis is the medical term if this is significant. Basically only pregnanct women get "morning sickness".
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Yes: Only pregnant women get morning sickness, but not all moms-to-be get sick. Your chances of feeling nauseated during pregnancy are higher if a) taking birth control pills made you nauseated, b) you get motion sickness, c) you get nauseated with migraines or d) lots of women in your family had bad morning sickness. Women carrying twins are also more likely to feel sick.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Does morning sickness only happened in the morning for pregnant women? And does 2 weeks preg. Is possible to have morning sickness?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
No. No.: "morning sickness" can be any time of day, or all day long. It's a misnomer. If you conceived 2 weeks ago, your hormone levels should not be high enough to cause symptoms.
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Last updated Jan 8, 2015
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