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Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 7, 2024.

What do I need to know about nausea and vomiting in pregnancy?

Nausea and vomiting can happen any time of day. These symptoms usually start before the 9th week of pregnancy, and end by the 14th week (second trimester). Some women can have nausea and vomiting for a longer time. These symptoms can make it hard for you to do your daily activities.

What increases my risk for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy?

How is nausea and vomiting in pregnancy treated?

Treatment for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is usually not needed. You can make changes in the foods you eat and in your activities to help manage your symptoms. You may need to try several things to learn what works for you. Talk to your healthcare provider if your symptoms do not decrease with the changes suggested below.

What nutrition changes can I make to manage nausea and vomiting?

What other changes can I make to manage nausea and vomiting?

When should I seek immediate care?

When should I call my doctor?

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