Morning sickness: 10 tips to relieve it

March 12, 2019 / Pregnancy & Motherhood

Morning sickness is often one of the first signs of pregnancy. It is a common complaint, but it often passes by 3 months into the pregnancy. However, for some women, severe morning sickness can be bothersome.

Over half of all pregnant women experience nausea.

Morning sickness can last all day for some women. It usually starts around week 6 of pregnancy and disappears around week 12, but different women will have different experiences.

Morning sickness does not need medical attention unless it is severe and leads to dehydration and weight loss. Some tips and home remedies can help.

Fast facts about morning sickness

  • Morning sickness occurs in over 50 percent of women who become pregnant.
  • It can be managed in a number of ways, including through dietary measures, acupressure, and rest.
  • Active medical treatment is only required in cases of excessive vomiting.
  • The use of medications is not recommended during pregnancy until prescribed.

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