Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy (Morning Sickness)

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Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is a common condition and may even be an indicator of a healthy pregnancy. It is, however, debilitating for some people and should not be underestimated in its severity.

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Between half and two-thirds of people experience feelings of malaise - specifically nausea and vomiting - during pregnancy. Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) typically affects birthing parents during the first trimester. However, some people will experience these symptoms all the way up until delivery. Across healthcare, NVP is still not well understood in terms of why it occurs and how it manifests.


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Bryony Cornes
23 Aug 2021
I loved that this used inclusive language “birthing parents”.
Katie Hargood
31 May 2022
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Kate Llewellyn
26 Feb 2020
This resource provides a good understanding of how NVP (nausea and vomiting of pregnancy) affects women predominately within the first trimester, but also up until birth. And suggestions to provide to women to aid in lessening the severity of symptoms experienced.
REBECCA Kliendienst
29 Jan 2023
Great resource. Very helpful.
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cong wang
20 Nov 2019
very informative
Katie Lamb
02 May 2023
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Good short update
Lauren Pender
31 May 2023
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Good info
Maree Gale
11 Jul 2023
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Helen PARK
06 Jan 2020
Great information to update previous knowledge of pregnancy nausea and vomiting.
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Sherrie OBrien
11 Nov 2022
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