morning sickness

noun

Definition of morning sickness

: nausea and vomiting that occurs typically in the morning especially during the earlier months of pregnancy

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Estrogen, another hormone that increases during pregnancy, may also cause morning sickness, the Mayo Clinic says. Korin Miller, SELF, "6 Gastrointestinal Issues That Can Affect You During Pregnancy," 14 Dec. 2018 The fact that so many people experience morning sickness makes it a tricky thing to study, Dr. Greves says. Korin Miller, SELF, "Is It True That Morning Sickness Means Something Good During Pregnancy?," 10 Jan. 2019 Weed has been legalized in 32 states for medical purposes, in 10 states plus DC for recreational use, and cannabis is being marketed directly to pregnant women for morning sickness. Julia Belluz, Vox, "More pregnant women are using marijuana. We don’t know if that’s safe.," 20 Nov. 2018 In a recent study on recommendations to pregnant women at Colorado cannabis dispensaries, researchers found the majority (69 percent) peddled products to treat morning sickness, and 36 percent told women the drug is safe to use in pregnancy. Julia Belluz, Vox, "More pregnant women are using marijuana. We don’t know if that’s safe.," 20 Nov. 2018 And speaking of an upset stomach, pregnant women in particular should take note: Ginger may help reduce symptoms of morning sickness! Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "8 Surprising Health Benefits of Ginger You Need to Know About," 19 Nov. 2018 Overall, know that your morning sickness isn't unusual. Korin Miller, SELF, "Amy Schumer Shares an Ultrasound Video of Her Very Energetic Baby: 'That’s Why I’m Puking Every Day'," 6 Nov. 2018 Kate, 36, also struggled in a big way with Hyperemesis Gravidarum, a severe form of morning sickness, with all three of her children. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Pippa Middleton is Following Her Sister Kate's Pregnancy Tradition and Not Finding Out the Sex of Her Baby," 3 Sep. 2018 From virtual morning sickness to doing laundry, developer Maxis has continued to refine how its players can experience their quotidian virtual life. Megan Farokhmanesh, The Verge, "The Sims 4 will soon let you live out your influencer dreams," 18 Oct. 2018

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1844, in the meaning defined above

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morning sickness

noun

English Language Learners Definition of morning sickness

: a feeling of sickness that a pregnant woman may feel especially early in the morning : a feeling of nausea caused by pregnancy

morning sickness

noun

Medical Definition of morning sickness

: nausea and vomiting that occurs typically in the morning especially during the earlier months of pregnancy

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