Morning sickness treatment Treatment for morning sickness
HOME MORNING SICKNESS TREATMENT NATURAL REMEDIES WHAT IS NVP? CAUSES SYMPTOMS TRAVEL SICKNESS
 
Home > Frequently Asked Questions > Morning sickness causes
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. When does morning sickness start?
 

A. Morning Sickness is a common symptom during early pregnancy and can begin as early as two weeks after you become pregnant. For some women, morning sickness can last for the duration of the pregnancy.

 
 
WHEN DOES MORNING SICKNESS START >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. What causes morning sickness?
 

A. Doctors are not completely sure of its cause; however changes in hormones are more than likely to be responsible. In some women, morning sickness is triggered by smells and odours of certain types of foods.

 
 
CAUSES OF MORNING SICKNESS >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. How can I prevent morning sickness?
 

A. Although your doctor may prescribe anti-nausea medication, a change in lifestyle and natural remedies can prove more effective for some women.

 
 
MORNING SICKNESS TREATMENTS >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. What shall I do, I can't keep anything down at all?
 

A. Some women may need to be admitted to hospital if their morning sickness is severe – this is called hyperemesis.

 
 
READ MORE >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. I feel sick all the time. How long will this last?
 

A. For most mothers, the first 12 weeks are the worst and usually after this period you should start to feel better again.  By about 14 weeks, you will usually find that the sickness has disappeared completely.                                         

 
 
HOW LONG WILL MORNING SICKNESS LAST >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. Are there any risks to my baby?
 

A. Mild to moderate nausea and a few bouts of vomiting won’t threaten your baby’s wellbeing. If you lose too much weight and your health is compromised, your baby’s health could be at risk.

 
 
READ MORE >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. I'm feeling so sick, how can I cope with work?
 

A. It can be extremely difficult to cope with work when you are being sick so frequently. It is also harder to deal with if you do not feel ready to tell people you’re pregnant just yet.

 
 
COPING WITH MORNING SICKNESS >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. I had awful morning sickness with my first baby, will this happen again?
 

A. Some women who suffered with bad morning sickness with a previous pregnancy can find that they barely feel anything with the next pregnancy so there is no real way of telling how another pregnancy will affect you.

 
 
READ MORE >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. Are some pregnant women more likely to get morning sickness than others?
 

A. You’re more likely to have nausea or sickness during your pregnancy if the following applies to you:

 
 
MORE ABOUT MORNING SICKNESS >
 
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. If I am being sick all of the time, how will my baby grow?
 

A. It is only a concern if you’re being so sick that you can’t keep any food or water down. Your baby will take in the nutrients it requires from your body, so it’s you that suffers. 

 
 
READ MORE >
Morning sickness treatment
 
Morning sickness treatment
Q. Am I more at risk of having a miscarriage if I don’t have morning sickness?
 

A. This is not always the case however; it is true that a number of studies have shown that people who have miscarriages are less likely to have had morning sickness.

 
 
READ MORE >
Morning sickness treatment