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Im 9 weeks pregnant and have bad morning sickness. What can I do to relief it? Im so weak that all I do is lie down and sleep. Please help

Im 9 weeks pregnant and have bad morning sickness.  What can I do to relief it? Im so weak that all I do is lie down and sleep. Please help

Talk to doc: First trimester nausea and vomiting can be miserable. Some patients can control with this diet. Eat small amounts like crackers often to keep your stomach coated. Nausea is worse when your stomach is completely empty. Ginger has some natural effects on nausea so try sipping ginger ale. Take your prenatal vitamins at night before sleeping. Talk to your doc about medication options. ...Read more

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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Im 6 weeks pregnant and I am annoyed with my nausea i can't eat and do things properly how to get rid of it?

Im 6 weeks pregnant and I am annoyed with my nausea i can't eat and do things properly how to get rid of it?

Try this: In the morning before you raise your head from pillow, eat some dry crackers (like trisciuits), stay on your pillow for 10 minutes. 2. Raise your head slowly and sit on the side of bed for 5 minutes and then get up slowly. 3. You can also try to eat little bit of fresh ginger while sitting on the side of bed. 4. No medications please. Let me know if this trick works. Enjoy your pregnancy, . ...Read more

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What to do if I have 8 hours sleep at night but im still tired can anybody advice what i can do?

What to do if I have 8 hours sleep at night but im still tired can anybody advice what i can do?

What was the quality: Of your sleep? Are you hydrating w at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day? Do you have a nutritious diet? Are you getting physical activity on a daily basis? Here are some sleep hygiene tips- perhaps they can help with your quality of sleep. Etire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. ...Read more

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I am 21 weeks pregnant and still using meth sometimes. I do really want to stop, how can I stop this bad activity? I dont want to get harm my baby.

I am 21 weeks pregnant and still using meth sometimes. I do really want to stop, how can I stop this bad activity? I dont want to get harm my baby.

Get Help: You can call your OB, Family Doctor, or social services. You can even go to your local ER and they will set you up with councillors who can help you. Please do this as soon as possible! ...Read more

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6wks pregnant. I can't sleep at night & can't sleep past a certain time. I just want to sleep. I have headaches too. What can I do?

6wks pregnant. I can't sleep at night & can't sleep past a certain time. I just want to sleep. I have headaches too. What can I do?

U r not alone: http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/pregnancy-health/sleeping-like-a-baby.aspx is a location full of good ideas and conversation about sleep during pregnancy. Lack of sleep could be contributing to your headaches but another possibility is not enough fluid intake. Check out the tips provided and discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What should I do if I can't sleep at night. And I sometimes endure 3-5 days straight without sleep?

What should I do if I can't sleep at night. And I sometimes endure 3-5 days straight without sleep?

See your MD: Wow, that's a long time without sleep. Get a ride (don't drive) to your md to try to determine why this is happening. Also, have good sleep hygiene, such as establishing a bedtime schedule, avoiding alchohol, excess food or exercise prior to bed, etc. ...Read more

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Hi I am 8wks pregnant. now m feeling gastritis so i dont want to eat anything whole day. Does it affect to my baby and how can i get rid off ?

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I am 8wks pregnant. now m feeling gastritis so i dont want to eat anything whole day. Does it affect to my baby and how can i get rid off ?

Ask your OB: Don't ever hesitate to ask your OB something. Heartburn issues are common during pregnancy and many drugs for this are safe during pregnancy, ask your OB which one they prefer for you to take. You need nutrition to stay healthy for you and your baby. ...Read more

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I'm about to be 8wks pregnant. I'm a stay at home wife and barely do anything all day. Why am I always TIRED and nauseous ? How can I cope with it?

I'm about to be 8wks pregnant. I'm a stay at home wife and barely do anything all day. Why am I always TIRED and nauseous ? How can I cope with it?

Nausea: It is the pregnancy hormones in early pregnancy. They are starting to peek and reach their peak at approximately 10 to 11 weeks. This is a normal occurrence and your physicians should sup ply you with medication to help with the nausea if need be. ...Read more

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I am prégnant and i feeling somme Time tired and all time I need sleep what to do ??

I am prégnant and i feeling somme Time tired and all time I need sleep what to do ??

Rest: This very common in early pregnancy. This is due to hormonal changes. Eat and rest well. The symptoms will soon improve. Congratulations! ...Read more

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I am 12 weeks pregnant and my legs are so restless what can I do to stop it?

I am 12 weeks pregnant and my legs are so restless what can I do to stop it?

Tell your OB MD: You need to tell your treating OB MD this question for his/her evaluation. ...Read more

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Doctor said I am malnutritioned, but i can't eat when i try to eat 90% of the time i throw up what can I do or try?

Doctor said I am malnutritioned, but i can't eat when i try to eat 90% of the time i throw up what can I do or try?

Dietician: It sound like you aren't digesting well, and your acsites may be causing you to not have room in your stomach. Check with your doctor to see if there is a dietician they can recommend. A dietician can guide you to the foods that help you regain nutritional balance. Sometimes that includes drinking nutritional shakes like boost or ensure. But i don't know what other medical problems you have. ...Read more

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I am about 4 weeks pregnant and I cant keep baby and I cant get to a clinic what do I do?

I am about 4 weeks pregnant and I cant keep baby and I cant get to a clinic what do I do?

Seek resourced : First , see your primary care provider as he/she may help you find resources within the community . Second, if you live in the USA call plan parenthood . They will be able to provide you with resources ...Read more

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Why do I keep having issues with my stomach, I can hardly eat anything anymore, and when I do, the next day I wake up,I get sick and I'm not pregnant.

Why do I keep having issues with my stomach, I can hardly eat anything anymore, and when I do, the next day I wake up,I get sick and I'm not pregnant.

Possible...: It sounds you might be suffering of gastritis, just to mention the most common possibility based on your symptoms. You may start changing your diet to low fat, non fried foods. Avoid also sauces, spicy food, caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, mint, citric juice, all of which can make symptoms worse. I also advise you to visit your doctor or a gastroenterologist for evaluation and final diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can eat in 1st trimester pregnancy ? I m (44 days) 6 week running. Can not eat anything felling so hard what can I do ? Plz doc......

How can eat in 1st trimester pregnancy ? I m (44 days) 6 week running. Can not eat anything  felling so hard  what can I do ? Plz doc......

See OB!: Six weeks? Why not ask your OB for anti-nausea medicine 5 weeks ago? Common problem in 1st trimester, and many options can be prescribed. Dramamine, zofran, (ondansetron) cola syrup, etc. Fetus needs nutrition. ...Read more

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I work 60 hours a week and always feel tired. I try to eat right and exercise but can't everyday. What can I do to help?

I work 60 hours a week and always feel tired. I try to eat right and exercise but can't everyday. What can I do to help?

How is your sleep?: 90 percent of those with sleep disorder dont know they have it. For patients like your self i always recommend they review their sleep quality. Do they snore, do they stop breathing at night, do they feel refreshed in the morning, do they have a tendency to fall asleep during the day, are they overweight? If the answer is yes, they very well might have sleep apnea, if so an ENT visit can help. ...Read more

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5wks pregnant and only constipated at night. What can I do to to releaf it?

5wks pregnant and only constipated at night. What can I do to to releaf it?

Take something: If it only happens at night you can just wait until morning and then have your bowel movement. Alternatively you could take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or another over the counter constipation agent. These work quite well and are safe for you. ...Read more

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I m 6w+ pregnant and i can't keep food down not even water... What can I do to help this..I have quite a temperature n i m coughing...

I m 6w+ pregnant and i can't keep food down not even water... What can I do to help this..I have quite a temperature n i m coughing...

See OB asap: Sounds as though you have upper resp infection. Because you have fever, and dehydrated, you need immediate attention. Otherwise, you might endanger pregnancy. See your ob/gyn asap or go to er for hydration etc. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

A sleep disorder in which a person cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more