morning sickness


Definition of morning sickness

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

Examples of morning sickness in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But in terms of getting relief, the two pregnant members dished about their sweet and savory left-of-center pregnancy cravings, which have assisted with morning sickness. Heran Mamo, Billboard, 24 May 2021 Healing uses: Ginger is widely known to help with a variety of stomach problems, which include morning sickness, colic, and nausea caused by treatments for cancer and HIV/AIDS. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 4 June 2021 They are often used by pregnant women experiencing morning sickness, cancer patients experiencing nausea related to chemotherapy, and, of course, travelers. Rebecca Deczynski, Travel + Leisure, 28 May 2021 Enter Goldbelly’s Russ and Daughters New York Brunch and Black Seed Bagels bulk options, which got me through to the other side of morning sickness and mood swings. Cory Baldwin, Forbes, 7 May 2021 Again, this can happen for a multitude of reasons—morning sickness, tender gums, exhaustion, or a more sensitive gag reflex. Claire Gillespie,, 30 Apr. 2021 There is no evidence that marijuana helps with morning sickness, according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. NBC News, 23 Apr. 2021 Melissa Verdecia was teaching online classes for Ballet Hispanico when morning sickness hit her. Ellen O'connell Whittet, Glamour, 19 Apr. 2021 Additionally, thalidomide, prescribed in Europe and other countries during the 1950s for morning sickness, was found to cause birth defects, though it was never approved in the U.S. thanks to an FDA pharmacologist, Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey. Miriam Fauzia, USA TODAY, 29 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of morning sickness

1803, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of morning sickness was in 1803

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22 Jul 2021

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“Morning sickness.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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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

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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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