Wednesday, September 30

“Morning Sickness” Remedies That Really Work

Anyone who’s been huddled around a toilet bowl or felt a constant cloud of queasiness follow them around during pregnancy knows that having a baby on the way isn’t always celebrations and smiles.

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy — often referred to as “morning sickness” — is often an unexpected, uncomfortable, common reality of pregnancy. More than 70 percent of women report it, with symptoms peaking between weeks five and 12 of pregnancy. (It’s also worth noting that according to at least one study, only 1.8 percent of people reported morning-only symptoms of their nausea and vomiting in pregnancy — while 80 percent reported all-day nausea.)

Experts aren’t quite sure what causes the symptoms, but the best theory is that a rise in the hormones human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) — which pregnancy tests pick up on — and estrogen are at play…

Keep reading at Yahoo! News