Sickness

Patient: Sickness and vomiting in pregnancy

 

Many pregnant women feel sick or vomit during early pregnancy. In most cases it is mild and does not need any specific treatment. In more severe cases, an anti-sickness medicine is sometimes used. Low body fluid (dehydration) is a complication in severe cases. See a doctor if you suspect that you are becoming dehydrated.

Most pregnant women feel sick or vomit during early pregnancy. In most cases it is mild and does not need treatment. In more severe cases, an anti-sickness medicine is sometimes used, and occasionally you need a fluid "drip" in hospital for dehydration.

Pregnancy Sickness Support

 

Uk charity offering support and advice for sufferers and carers of sufferers with pregnancy induced nausea and vomiting. Includes facts and figures and coping tips.

Facebook: Pregnancy Sickness Support Group

 

Awareness and support for Hyperemesis Gravidarum and Pregnancy Nausea and Vomiting. This is the public page for the UK charity Pregnancy Sickness Support.

NHS: Morning sickness

 

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, also known as morning sickness, is very common in early pregnancy. It's unpleasant but it doesn’t put your baby at any increased risk, and usually clears up between weeks 12 and 14 of pregnancy. Watch the video about how to cope with morning sickness. 

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