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morning sickness

[′mȯrn·iŋ ‚sik·nəs]
(medicine)
Morning nausea associated with early pregnancy.
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About Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), or morning sickness, affects 70 to 85 percent of pregnant women.
She had allegedly committed suicide after a prank call from two Australian radio presenters, who pretended to be the Queen and Prince Charles enquiring about the condition of Kate, who is pregnant and was undergoing treatment in the hospital for morning sickness.
ua Morning sickness is one of the most pronounced and prevalent disorders during the first trimester of gestation, triggered by hormonal changes.
Just at the time when many a pregnant woman is bursting with excitement and anticipation, morning sickness hits with a vengeance.
A review of drugs and alternative therapies for morning sickness showed a lack of high-quality evidence to support advice on which treatment to use.
In December 2009 the FDA issued a national warning advising pregnant and breastfeeding women to avoid consuming nzu, a West African traditional remedy for morning sickness sold in pellet or powder form around the world.
WOMEN whose mothers experienced severe morning sickness are three times more likely to develop the condition in their own pregnancy, research suggested today.
A product called Nzu that is used to treat morning sickness contains high levels of arsenic and lead and should not be used by pregnant or breastfeeding women, the Food and Drug Administration warned in a statement posted on the agency's MedWatch site.
Some scientists have also wondered whether women with nausea represented a healthier-pregnancy group, since morning sickness stems from potent hormones that ostensibly would help a fetus develop.
Eight months into my pregnancy I've dealt with the morning sickness, raging hormones, weight gain, swelling, and now, gestational diabetes.
His mother had taken thalidomide, which was prescribed to pregnant women to help treat morning sickness but caused a wide variety of serious birth defects.