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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Unlike her older sister Kate, Middleton is fortunately not suffering from extreme morning sickness or Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "It's Official! Pippa Middleton Just Confirmed Her Pregnancy," 7 June 2018 Upon their return, a pregnancy test confirmed what Sheila’s morning sickness had indicated. Thomas Farragher, BostonGlobe.com, "From his grandfather’s knee, lessons of love," 16 June 2018 Pippa hasn't suffered from morning sickness, unlike her sister Kate. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pippa Middleton's Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know," 8 June 2018 Bonjesta isn’t designed to be your first line of defense against morning sickness. Korin Miller, SELF, "What to Know About Bonjesta, the Morning Sickness Drug Kim Kardashian Is Posting About on Instagram," 28 June 2018 While it's been well reported of the difficulties Duchess Kate has experienced while pregnant and her battle with hyperemesis gravidarum (an extreme type of morning sickness), her younger sister seems to be having an easier time. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pippa Middleton Wears Baby Blue Dress for Her Nephew's Christening," 9 July 2018 Her sister, Kate, famously suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum throughout her pregnancies, an acute version of morning sickness which often runs in families. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pippa Middleton's Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know," 8 June 2018 Haley, however, thinks three kids will complete the young royal family — especially given Kate’s battle with severe morning sickness. Phil Boucher, PEOPLE.com, "The Reason Kate Middleton Could Go for Baby Number 4," 27 Apr. 2018 As with both of her previous pregnancies, Kate is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form of morning sickness. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "What Is Kate Middleton's Due Date?," 17 Oct. 2017

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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

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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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