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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Morning Sickness (Overview)

It's the nauseated feeling (sometimes with vomiting) some women get in their first trimester of pregnancy, usually between 6 and 12 weeks of pregnancy.


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Why do women get morning sickness in pregnancy?

Why do women get morning sickness in pregnancy?

The "Why" Questions: We could spend a whole month discussing the science of this. But, 'why' questions are often unanswerable. They can lead to great discussion and debate but not often to simple black and white answers. This frequent symptom of pregnancy just is one of the things expectant mothers must manage and live through with the help of their families and physicians. ...Read more

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
339 doctors shared insights

Morning Sickness (Overview)

It's the nauseated feeling (sometimes with vomiting) some women get in their first trimester of pregnancy, usually between 6 and 12 weeks of pregnancy.


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What is the treatment for morning sickness?

What is the treatment for morning sickness?

Morning sickness: Morning sickness can be treated with natural things like a sea band which is worn around the wrists, papaya enzyme, and over the counter dramamine. Prescriptions are available from your dr. And include Phenergan (promethazine) and zofran. ...Read more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Tip)

Managing Morning Sickness

Morning sickness can improve as your pregnancy goes on. ...See more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Checklist)

Avoid an empty stomach
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Nibble on dry crackers
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Sip ginger ale or other carbonated beverages
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Keep crackers and ginger ale next to your bed
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How early in pregnancy does morning sickness start?

How early in pregnancy does morning sickness start?

First Trimester: Nausea & vomiting of pregnancy may begin very early in pregnancy, typically in the first trimester. It may be mild or severe. Discuss your symptoms with your OB and he/she will review many different lifestyle, dietary modifications and remedies that exist to help you deal with the myriad of symptoms you may experience. ...Read more

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Why do I only get morning sickness at night?

Why do I only get morning sickness at night?

Varies : Morning sickness is just a slang term for the nausea associated with pregnancy. The idea that it happens only in the morning is a misconception. There are lots of medications to help with pregnancy nausea. Ask your doctor for options. ...Read more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Tip)

Managing Morning Sickness

Simple morning sickness will not hurt your baby. ...See more

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Preventing Altitude Sickness (Checklist)

Drink water regularly
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Rest at new altitude to acclimate your body
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Talk to your doctor about meds to prevent altitude sickness
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Is diarrhea a normal symptom of morning sickness?

Is diarrhea a normal symptom of morning sickness?

No: I am not sure if your statement of diarrhea is loose stools or true diarrhea. If you run true diarrhea for more than 4 days, you should be checked. ...Read more

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I'm 4 weeks pregnant when can I expect to have more pregnancy symptoms? Morning sickness, nausea, etc. ?

I'm 4 weeks pregnant when can I expect to  have more pregnancy symptoms?  Morning sickness, nausea, etc. ?

Usually start soon: Pregnancy symptoms usually come on at about 6-8 weeks. There can be nausea, aversion to smells, vomiting, strange cravings, sore breasts, mild cramping, urinary frequency and fatigue. ...Read more