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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Morning Sickness (Overview)

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?

Not known: Morning sickness in pregnancy doesn't have a known cause that has been discovered yet. Some believe it is related to the rapidly rising hormonal levels early in pregnancy, especially BhCG, estrogen, and progesterone. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Morning Sickness (Overview)

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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Morning sickness (Tip)

Ginger, dried nuts, frequent snacking, hydration are keys to overcoming morning sickness. ...See more

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Managing Morning Sickness (Checklist)

Avoid having an empty stomach
hourly
Eat protein-rich foods such as nuts
every 3 hours
Sip ginger ale or other carbonated beverages
at bedtime
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

Dr. Ryan Phasouk Dr. Phasouk
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Morning sickness (Tip)

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

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Morning sickness (Tip)

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

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Does vitamin B6 relieve morning sickness?

Does vitamin B6 relieve morning sickness?

Yes: For many women who experience morning sickness and/or nausea throughout the day, taking 25 mg of vitamin B6, 3 times a day will help. You can take this as tablets or there are also lollipops which contain vitamin B6, available at some pharmacies and children's stores. ...Read more

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What are signs of morning sickness i need to report?

What are signs of morning sickness i need to report?

If u feel bad: And are miserable or cannot keep anything down, call your OB no need to suffer. ...Read more

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Morning sickness (Tip)

Doctor, can doxylamine help my morning sickness? ...See more

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Does everyone have morning sickness when pregnant?

No: Morning sickness varies from mother to mother. Also, many women notice a difference in morning sickness from one pregnancy to the next. It can vary in severity from none to very severe (requiring medical intervention.) it can occur any time of day. Although usually worse in the first trimester, it can occur at any stage. Avoiding strong odors can help. Ginger flavors help some. ...Read more

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How to tell if it's really bad morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum?

How to tell if it's really bad morning sickness or hyperemesis gravidarum?

No difference: The definition of hyperemesis is not well defined. Generally if you are not able to tolerate oral intake you need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

What medications are safe to take for morning sickness?

Vitamin B6 : Vitamin B6 capsules once or twice a day can help relieve nausea. Also try chewing crystallized ginger or ginger capsules 3 times a day. Doxylamine is an over-the-counter sleep aid that can help morning sickness, take it at nighttime first as it will make you drowsy, but it can be taken every 6 hours. There are also prescription meds that your doctor can give you for severe nausea. ...Read more

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Should I skip work if I have morning sickness?

Should I skip work if I have morning sickness?

No: For many women, morning sickness can be managed by changing the morning routine. Waking earlier, eating some saltine crackers and slowing down the morning rush are helpful. Taking a vitamin B6 supplement 3 times a day can decrease nausea, as well as wearing motion sickness wrist bands. If these suggestions don't help. Talk with your OB about prescription medications. ...Read more

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Morning sickness (Tip)

Do take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help with morning sickness. ...See more

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Why would a woman need to have a c-section?

Why would a woman need to have a c-section?

Many reasons: There are many reasons why women have c-sections. Some of them include failure to dilate/progress in labor, the baby's inability to tolerate labor, non-cephalic presentation, placenta previa, HIV or active herpes, or a previous myomectomy. Discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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Morning sickness (Tip)

It almost always improves-usually after 12 weeks. ...See more

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What to do when you have morning sickness to stop it?

What to do when you have morning sickness to stop it?

ASK YOUR OB DOC: And do what your OB doc says since that doc is taking care of u, if u were my pt., i would tell you to try ginger aile, snaps, or tea, or or ginger cooked, also b-natal pops - u can get those at babys r us, also there is an fda approved wrist band called primabella - your OB doc can get a form form the drug rep some insurances cover them they work quite well or u may need cat b script meds. ...Read more

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