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Morning sickness

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HG: The HD version of morning sickness

The recent hospitalization of the Duchess of Cambridge for a severe case of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) has put this pregnancy condition into the limelight, but it’s been around for quite a long time. Approximately 3% of pregnant women suffer from hyperemesis gravidarum and 10-20% of this 3% will endure it for the duration of their […]

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Coping with your enhanced sense of smell

Your enhanced sense of smell during the first trimester of your pregnancy is probably driving you crazy, right? Well, not to worry because we’ve got a list of ideas to help you make it a little bit more bearable and to hopefully reduce the chances of it triggering your gag reflex and morning sickness. Cook […]

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Enhanced sense of smell

Is the smell of your partner’s deodorant suddenly the most vile thing you can think of? Well then it’s time to say hello to another frustrating and very normal pregnancy symptom, your enhanced sense of smell. Your enhanced sense of smell doesn’t help when it comes to morning sickness, because more often than not those […]

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One of the most common pregnancy symptoms is fatigue, that constant feeling of pure exhaustion. This pregnancy symptom is so common that most women will experience it before they even know they are pregnant! Fatigue is at its worst during your first and third trimesters and tends to ease during the second trimester of your […]

Chewing gum to avoid heartburn

Avoiding heartburn

One of the most uncomfortable, annoying and unfortunately common pregnancy symptoms is heartburn. Luckily, it is completely harmless, but that doesn’t mean you don’t want to avoid it.  For this reason, we have decided to give you some hints and tips about things you can do to not only avoid heartburn, but to also alleviate […]

Coffee and cigarettes make sleeping difficult

Solutions for trouble sleeping

Having trouble sleeping is one of the most frustrating pregnancy symptoms you will experience, but not all hope is lost as there are several things you can do to help you sleep better at night. Below you will find a list of several different anti-trouble sleeping tactics you can try. However, you will notice that […]

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Trouble sleeping

Trouble sleeping during pregnancy is a very common pregnancy symptom that affects around 80% of all pregnant women. It is particularly noted during the first and third trimesters of pregnancy. It seems that most pregnancy symptoms aren’t as pronounced during the second trimester, I guess you could say trimester 2 is the calm in the […]

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Easing morning sickness

Morning sickness is caused by your pregnancy hormones, especially your increased estrogen and progesterone levels. As you need these hormones to maintain your pregnancy you can’t really get rid of morning sickness if you suffer with it. However, below you can find a variety of hints and tips which should help you ease the nausea […]

Woman with morning sickness

Morning sickness

More than 50% of all pregnant women experience morning sickness, which is one of the most well-known pregnancy symptoms. However, those of you who suffer with morning sickness know that it can actually last all day long. As the day progresses the nausea and vomiting usually eases up, but unfortunately there are exceptions to the […]

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