Nausea is a Clear Physical Sign That the Promise of Pregnancy

Nausea is a Clear Physical Sign That the Promise of Pregnancy

Nausea is pregnancy, for most. Initially, it is welcomed – nausea is a clear physical sign that the promise of pregnancy (and birth) is secured. But that validation turns quickly to a relentless truth for many. Although the symptoms resolve mid-pregnancy regardless of severity, it is only time that outlasts. And during this time, the […]

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Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

Nausea and Vomiting in Early Pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy is common and severe cases called hyperemesis gravidarum occur in 3% of pregnant women. What is a safe remedy for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy? An effective anti-nausea medication called Ondansetron, better known as Zofran, has been used for decades. Earlier studies suggested that taking Ondansetron during early pregnancy […]

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Smoking Marijuana During Pregnancy

Smoking Marijuana During Pregnancy

The legalization of marijuana has enabled many entrepreneurs to open marijuana dispensaries.  A recent study found that nearly 70% of marijuana dispensaries in Colorado recommend cannabis products to manage nausea and vomiting often accompanying early pregnancy related morning sickness. Very few dispensaries encouraged discussion with a health care provider without the investigator’s prompting. Smoking marijuana […]

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Managing Morning Sickness

Managing Morning Sickness

You have tried for months and sometimes even years to conceive only to find that once that sought after pregnancy you have worked so hard to achieve finally occurs, it is associated with nausea and vomiting every morning sometimes even before you know you are pregnant. Morning sickness, medically known as hyperemesis gravidarum or HG, […]

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Morning Sickness

Given the stress of going through infertility treatment in hopes of having a baby how trying it is for many to have their long sought after pregnancy be complicated with morning sickness. The fact is that up to 80% of women experience nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy with about 25% of these continuing to […]

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FDA Warns Against Zofran Use in Pregnancy

The FDA has issued an updated warning against Ondansetran, better known by its brand name, Zofran, use in pregnancy discussed in OBGYN News. Zofran is a 5-HT3 receptor antagonist approved by the FDA for preventing nausea and vomiting related to cancer chemotherapy and surgery. It has been used off-label to treat nausea and vomiting in […]

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Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy After Infertility Therapy

I’ve waited so long to become pregnant and have been through so much. Now that I finally am, I’m as sick as a dog. Why is this happening to me? Don’t worry. Your body is not trying to reject the pregnancy that you have worked so hard to have. Nausea and vomiting is extremely common […]

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