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The causes of morning sickness during pregnancy
 
Morning sickness treatment The exact causes of morning sickness are unknown; however it is believed that it is due to the combination of the physical changes occurring in your body. Possible causes are:
 
 
  • Human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG): In early pregnancy, this hormone rises swiftly. Although no one knows for certain how hCG contributes to nausea, It is a prime suspect because the timing is right. Nausea tends to culminate around the same time as levels of hCG. In addition, conditions in which the women have higher levels of hCG, are associated with higher cases of nausea and vomiting.

  • Oestrogen:  This hormone is another suspect as it also rises quickly in early pregnancy.

  • Sensitivity to odours: It is common for a woman in early pregnancy to feel overwhelmed by the smell of certain aromas which set off the gag reflex. Some experts believe this could be due to higher levels of oestrogen but this is not a proven fact.

  • Sensitive stomach: Some people’s gastrointestinal tracts are just more sensitive to the changes that are occurring in their body during early pregnancy.
 
 
Pregnancy hormones circulate around the body affecting all your organs in order to prepare your body to sustain a new life. According to one theory, hormones are responsible for sickness as an act of protecting the foetus from harmful substances.  Some research shows that woman who experience bad sickness are less likely to miscarry. Sickness generally disappears when the baby’s major organs have developed.
 
 
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Symptoms of normal sickness
 

Although these symptoms aren’t pleasant, they are mild for most women. Take a look and see if your symptoms for morning sickness are normal. 

 
 
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Symptoms of severe sickness
 

Keep an eye on your morning sickness. Here are plenty or articles and links to help you find what can ease your morning sickness but if it is very severe, the frequent vomiting could mean you and your baby’s health is at risk.

 
 
DO I HAVE SEVERE MORNING SICKNESS?
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