Pregnancy Symptoms: Itchy Belly

Posted on February 6, 2013 | No comments

Most women expect some morning sickness during pregnancy, as well as some aches and pains. You might even expect to have sore breasts, fatigue and maybe even some strange cravings. One of the more common symptoms of pregnancy that’s often overlooked, however, is an itchy belly. For some women, the itchy belly can be just […]

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When It’s Serious Enough to Call a Doctor

Posted on January 31, 2013 | No comments

Three out of four pregnant women experience morning sickness, usually in the first two trimesters of the pregnancy. Most of the time, it isn’t a serious condition. Many doctors believe it is a sign that your pregnancy is healthy and progressing normally. It isn’t one of the more pleasant features of the average pregnancy, but […]

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Morning Sickness is a Good Thing

Posted on January 28, 2013 | No comments

Morning sickness can start almost as soon as you’re pregnant. For many women, the nausea and vomiting of morning sickness is the first physical sign that they’re pregnant. In most cases, morning sickness starts around week six and lasts until the middle of the second trimester. In some cases, it lasts throughout the pregnancy. Despite […]

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Preparing Yourself for Morning Sickness

Posted on January 22, 2013 | No comments

When it comes to dealing with morning sickness, expectant mothers would do well to borrow an old idea from the Boy Scouts: Be Prepared. Preparation can make the difference between a bout of morning sickness which is a mild nuisance and one that is a real pain. Contrary to its name, morning sickness can strike […]

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How Morning Sickness Protects You and Your Baby

Posted on January 17, 2013 | No comments

  Morning sickness is far from pleasant. For some women, it can interfere with your daily routines and make it hard to keep anything down. According to researchers, however, there may be some evidence to suggest that morning sickness protects you and your baby from certain harmful toxins. A recent study at Cornell University provides […]

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Medications for Morning Sickness

Posted on January 14, 2013 | No comments

  It’s natural for us to want a quick, easy solution when we feel sick. Since we’ve been little, most of us have been given some kind of medication or other for every bump, bruise, pain, or illness we’ve ever felt. Of course, when we’re pregnant, we need to be a lot more careful about […]

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Morning Sickness Risk Factors

Posted on December 20, 2012 | No comments

Morning sickness is one of the most common symptoms of pregnancy. Research suggests that as many as 75% of women will experience at least a little bit of pregnancy-related nausea. For some women, morning sickness can be severe, and may even require the attention of a doctor. There are a number of factors that will […]

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Eating for Two Despite Morning Sickness

Posted on December 18, 2012 | No comments

    When you first let everyone in on the good news, you’re bound to get lots of advice. One old adage that you’re going to hear over and over is, “You’re eating for two now.” So, how do you go about eating for two when you’re dealing with morning sickness, which, by the way, […]

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Twins and Morning Sickness

Posted on December 13, 2012 | No comments

More than half of pregnant women experience morning sickness. Some experts suggest that as many as 75% of women experience nausea or vomiting during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester of pregnancy. There is some research that suggests that morning sickness is more common with twins. Because we don’t really know what causes morning sickness, […]

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Morning Sickness Help for Strong Sniffers

Posted on December 10, 2012 | No comments

  Most experts agree that morning sickness is caused by changing hormone levels during the first trimester of pregnancy. After the first trimester, those hormone levels tend to become steady and morning sickness becomes a thing of the past. There are a number of things that, while they don’t cause morning sickness, can certainly aggravate […]

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