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Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (Morning Sickness)

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Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy is a common condition and may even be an indicator of a healthy pregnancy. It is, however, debilitating for some people and should not be underestimated in its severity.

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Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) affects birthing parents during the first trimester. However, some people will experience these symptoms all the way up until delivery.

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Bryony Cornes
23 Aug 2021
I loved that this used inclusive language “birthing parents”.
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Katie Hargood
31 May 2022
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Kate Llewellyn
26 Feb 2020
This resource provides a good understanding of how NVP (nausea and vomiting of pregnancy) affects women predominately within the first trimester, but also up until birth. And suggestions to provide to women to aid in lessening the severity of symptoms experienced.
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cong wang
20 Nov 2019
very informative
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Helen PARK
06 Jan 2020
Great information to update previous knowledge of pregnancy nausea and vomiting.
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Adaline Fernando
17 Apr 2022
Registered Nurse
Very informative.
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Rebekah Burton
22 Nov 2020
Informative and easy to follow
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Claire White
30 May 2021
good
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Justine Watt
16 Nov 2019
A bit short - would be good if there was more information on what else could be done to help patients, eg it mentions 'acupuncture' - how exactly does this work?
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Gael Hallissey
05 Jan 2020
Reinforced my knowledge of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy
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