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Morning sickness usually begins between the fourth and
sixth week of pregnancy. this is often the first sign most
women get that they are pregnant.
Morning sickness does not mean you will be sick and vomit-
ing every morning. Morning sickness can occur at any time
of the day or night. It varies from woman to woman and can
be brought on by many different things. knowing what can
cause your morning sickness to get worse can be helpful in
preventing severe symptoms. If you are vomiting more than
twice a day or think you may be losing weight, contact your
doctor. He or she may prescribe medication that can lessen
the symptoms of morning sickness.
Morning sickness can occur regardless of your lifestyle, but
there are many factors that may contribute to causing morn-
ing sickness to be more severe. Here are some things to do
that may help prevent the onset of nausea and vomiting:
Your guide to
getting over it
Do not let your stomach get empty. An empty
stomach can lead to severe nausea.
Move slowly when getting out of bed in the
If possible, eat a few crackers before getting
out of bed.
Drinking plenty of fluids during the day can
prevent dehydration.
get lots of rest, taking naps during the day if
When cooking, keep your kitchen well venti-
lated to avoid lingering odors.
get a light amount of exercise, which will help
you sleep and get rest.