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Popular morning sickness drug may not be effective

Millions of pregnant women are prescribed the drug Diclectin (pyridoxine-doxylamine) to treat morning sickness. But this drug may not be as effective as believed. A study from the 1970s that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada used to … Continue reading

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Does morning sickness have an upside?

In fact, it does. A new study out of the National Institutes of Health has provided the strongest evidence to date that nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is associated with a lower risk of miscarriage in pregnant women. The study, … Continue reading

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New guidelines for fighting morning sickness

Morning sickness is a common problem, as about half of all pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting together and 25 percent feel just nauseous. But new recommendations from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) may help. In an … Continue reading

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3 ways to avoid morning sickness

Morning sickness often begins four to six weeks after conception and continues until the fourth month of pregnancy. Some women have morning sickness during their entire pregnancy. The exact cause of morning sickness is not known. But some strategies are … Continue reading

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Morning sickness treatment, reborn

A treatment pulled off the market 30 years ago has won Food and Drug Administration approval again as the only drug specifically designated to treat morning sickness. The drug, once called Bendectin, was believed to have caused birth defects, but … Continue reading

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Soothe your morning sickness

Pregnancy is a beautiful thing—but some of the side effects may not be. Morning sickness can plague a mother-to-be all day, preventing her from getting the nutrition she and her baby need. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists offers … Continue reading

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