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Morning Sickness

Waking Up Sick

Brandon Nappi | Posted 01.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Brandon Nappi

My first impulse is resistance. I'll simply pretend that the icy pulsing around the envelope of my stomach is not happening. It's 1:48 a.m. Maybe I...

Surviving Morning Sickness

Chris Treber | Posted 12.18.2015 | Parents
Chris Treber

I've struggled for a while, trying to riddle it out -- how to adequately describe it. It's been on my mind every waking moment for over a month. I get no rest from the Sickness. It dictates the inflection of my voice, the pallor of my skin and lips, the way I hold my body when sitting, standing or walking.

Here's What Happens To Your Brain When You're Pregnant

The Conversation | Nico Pitney | Posted 11.11.2015 | Healthy Living

My friend recently asked me: “Why have I become so forgetful since I became pregnant?” I told her I didn’t know, but that I’d ...

The Hell That Is Morning Sickness, Explained

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.22.2015 | Parents

Pregnancy is seldom a total cake walk, and one of the most persistent issues many women face is morning sickness -- the classic pregnancy symptom cha...

Kim Kardashian West's Latest Endorsement Raises A Few Eyebrows

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.20.2015 | Healthy Living

Ever the savvy businesswoman, Kim Kardashian West is using her second pregnancy to pick up an endorsement deal with Duchesnay USA, a pharmaceutical c...

The Malady of Early Pregnancy

Pia Artesona | Posted 06.16.2015 | Parents
Pia Artesona

Let me preface everything I am about to throw up (no pun intended) with an expression of deep gratitude. I am beyond grateful to be pregnant after working so hard to get to this point.

Extreme 'Morning Sickness' Tied To Children's Neurological Problems

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Parents

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:46pm EDT (Reuters Health) - The children born to women who suffered severe nausea and vomiting during pregn...

9 Of The Grossest Pregnancy Secrets No One Talks About

Anne Radcliffe | Posted 01.24.2015 | Parents
Anne Radcliffe

Did you buy into this vision that being pregnant would make you an angelic round lump of contented domesticity with a perfect bun in the oven and out of it? I hope that, by now, you agree with me that we've all figured out this is a bunch of bull.

As I Go Into My Third Trimester, Here Are 6 Things I've Learned

Stacy Pelander | Posted 01.18.2015 | Parents
Stacy Pelander

I always knew he was a great guy -- I probably wouldn't have married him if he wasn't. I did not, however, know the depths of my husband's patience.

What It Really Feels Like To Have Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Alexa Davidson Suskin | Posted 11.11.2014 | Parents
Alexa Davidson Suskin

Trust me, no one wants to feel as miserable as this, especially not during what should be one of the most joyous times of life. I am a survivor and my children are too, and while HG is robbing me of life right now, I know in the end we will come out strong.

I Don't Know How To Tell You About Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Jessica Martin-Weber | Posted 11.09.2014 | Parents
Jessica Martin-Weber

I don't know how to narrate the experience of trying to decide if I should save the life of the mother of my existing children or hope to live through my body shutting down to try to keep growing their little sister.

Why This 6-Time Survivor Is Grateful Kate Middleton Has Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Jessica Martin-Weber | Posted 11.08.2014 | Parents
Jessica Martin-Weber

I don't really even know how to tell you about Hyperemesis Gravidarum. In short, it's a bitchy version of morning sickness hell-bent on being an overachiever. A relentless case of the stomach flu.

Stop Calling It Morning Sickness

Nitzia Logothetis | Posted 10.19.2014 | Parents
Nitzia Logothetis

Let's stop underselling this monumental physical experience by breezily passing it off as morning sickness. Let's call it what it is: nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.

How Breastfeeding Gave Me My Power Back

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 10.04.2014 | Parents
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

It took me three years and several rounds of IVF to get pregnant and I was acutely aware that this would most likely be the only time I would ever be able to experience it. In my mind, I worked hard and paid a lot of money to get knocked up, so I wanted to enjoy all of the bells and whistles.

Where's My Glow? When Pregnancy Sucks

Jenny Witte | Posted 04.16.2014 | Parents
Jenny Witte

I wish I was one of those women who could walk around basking in the loveliness that can be pregnancy, glowing from within from the absolutely astonishing life-creating powers I possess, beaming with the pride of collective maternal contentment. But I'm not. And that's OK.

Is Morning Sickness Contagious?

Supriya Kelkar | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents
Supriya Kelkar

If you've experienced morning sickness you know the triggers aren't bound by logic. But what I find even stranger is that while you're the one throwing up, your sickness can induce a bizarre verbal vomiting in others, where advice and assumptions spew out of their mouths like bile, without any warning.

Surviving Pregnancy in the Dog Days of Summer

GalTime | Posted 10.02.2013 | Parents

When your belly is growing and the mercury is rising, things can quickly get unbearable. Don't sweat it. Here are five top ways to keep cool on hot days.

Portrait of a Not-So-Perfect Pregnancy: Part Two

Natalie Thomas | Posted 07.23.2013 | Parents
Natalie Thomas

After ten months, three days and an extremely difficult labor and aftermath, my little girl arrived, making each obstacle and every pain worth it. For her, I'd do it all again. In a heartbeat.

Pregnant or Not, I Don't Regret My Behavior in This 'Hairy' Situation

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 07.22.2013 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

The woman in her first trimester is really getting the shaft when it comes to sympathy. She, too, is tired, nauseous and scared to death... and almost no one knows or knows why.

FDA Approves Return Of Drug For Morning Sickness

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 06.08.2013 | Parents

WASHINGTON — Talk about a comeback: A treatment pulled off the market 30 years ago has won Food and Drug Administration approval again as the on...

What Pregnancy Really Feels Like

Posted 03.19.2013 | Parents

Everything you need to know about morning sickness, enlarged breasts and more.

Study Finds Pregnancy Nausea Drug Won't Harm Fetus

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 03.12.2013 | Parents

-- There's reassuring news for pregnant women miserable with morning sickness: A very large study in Denmark finds no evidence that using a popular a...

A (Different Kind of) Love Story

Lisa McElroy | Posted 04.16.2013 | Parents
Lisa McElroy

The very best love stories, I think, are of conflict resolved. And all the baby (or big kid) steps it took to get there.

Katherine Bindley

Kate Middleton Rumored To Seek Unconventional Treatment For Morning Sickness | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.24.2013 | Parents

Kate Middleton's acute morning sickness was brought to the public eye when she was checked into a hospital in December, and a report has now surfaced ...

A Duchess, Morning Sickness, and Royal Implications... Twins? A Baby Girl?

Dr. Peter Klatsky | Posted 02.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Klatsky

I wish Kate Middleton improved symptoms and an easier, safe pregnancy for her and her family. I also hope that someday all expecting women will experience the skilled care and concern that a duchess deserves.