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morning sickness

[′mȯrn·iŋ ‚sik·nəs]
(medicine)
Morning nausea associated with early pregnancy.
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What we can say though, is that morning sickness is more likely if you're already prone to a bit of nausea - such as motion or travel sickness - and also if you're expecting twins.
There's no proof that cannabis can relieve morning sickness, and mainstream medicine advises against use in pregnancy because of studies suggesting it might cause premature birth, low birthweight and infant brain deficits.
But drug companies and doctors are reluctant to promote morning sickness drugs as the result of the thalidomide scandal, which first broke in the late 1950s, where use of the drug led to thousands of babies being born with severe birth defects.
Morning sickness can range from mild to debilitating and affects around 80 percent of pregnant mothers.
As with her last two pregnancies, the royal is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition of extreme morning sickness so severe that hospital treatment is required.
Kate is less than 12 weeks pregnant, with Kensington Palace revealing the news early after the duchess had to pull out of a public engagement yesterday due to severe morning sickness.
Morning sickness can affect up to four in five pregnant women and despite its nickname, it can strike at any time of day or night.
Because of its anti-nausea properties, Zofran is also frequently used for other off-label purposes, including as a treatment for pregnant women suffering from a severe form of morning sickness known as hyperemesis gravidarum according to the Zofran Lawsuit Help Center.
THE Saturdays singer Frankie Bridge was literally floored by morning sickness, she has revealed.
As with her first pregnancy, the Duchess, 32, is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum - acute morning sickness.
Once again, Kate is being treated for acute morning sickness in the early phases of her pregnancy.