Morning sickness

Morning sickness, round two

For women who suffered from bad morning sickness in their first pregnancy, can things really be that different the second time around?

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Never again

My morning sickness was so bad, I'm not having any more kids.


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Morning sickness and toddlers

'My daughter would climb on my back, pull on my ponytail and try to ride me like a horse while I was hunched over the toilet vomiting.'


Morning sickness a good thing?

It might be hard to believe when you are in the middle of it, but researchers believe the dark cloud of morning sickness might have a silver lining.

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Morning sickness in late pregnancy

Even though morning sickness stopped for some time after your first trimester, it can just as easily start again.

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Morning sickness myths and facts

The truth about commonly held morning sickness myths.

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Changing tastes in pregnancy

Pregnancy cravings might see you might reach for previously hated foods in place of favourite meals you can no longer stomach.

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Extreme cravings

Craving a nice handful of dirt, or a crunchy stick of chalk? No, you're not losing it - you're just experiencing pica.


What I wasn't told about pregnancy

You've heard about the morning sickness and cravings, but there's plenty more in store for you in pregnancy,

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Pregnancy skin problems

Stretch marks, problem skin and varicose veins are all common in pregnancy.

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Xtina's pregnancy cravings

Singer Christina Aguilera is apparently craving charcoal tastes during her second pregnancy.

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When mumnesia strikes

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What not to say

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Third trimester essentials

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The second trimester

Your morning sickness might clear up, but your hormones could kick up a notch. Here's what could help you through.

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Morning sickness

Up to 80 per cent of pregnant women get morning sickness - and not just in the mornings.