Morning Sickness Myths and Facts

  • Morning sickness occurs only in the morning.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • Morning sickness is very common.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • Having morning sickness after your first three months means that something is wrong.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • Morning sickness will harm your baby.

    True

    False

    Maybe

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  • If you have severe morning sickness with one pregnancy, you will have it with later pregnancies.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • If you have severe morning sickness, you may be having twins or triplets.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • Morning sickness can cause your body to not have as much water and fluids as it should.

    Myth

    Fact

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  • Which if the following can make morning sickness worse?

    Emotional stress

    Fatigue

    Traveling

    Some foods

    Certain smells

    All of the above

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  • Which if the following can help reduce nausea?

    Eating a few soda crackers or dry toast before you get out of bed in the morning

    Eating a small snack at bedtime and when getting up to go to the bathroom at night

    Avoiding large meals

    Eating foods high in protein and avoiding foods high in fats and salt

    Using ginger products such as ginger tea, ginger candy, and ginger soda

    Any of the above

    Correct Answer
  • You should call your doctor if you notice which of the following symptoms:

    Morning sickness does not improve, despite trying home remedies.

    Nausea and vomiting continue beyond your 4th month of pregnancy.

    You lose more than 2 pounds.

    You vomit more than 3 times per day or you cannot keep food or liquid down.

    Any of the above.

    Correct Answer