Create Account | Sign In: Author or Forum

Search Symptoms

Category: Family Medicine | Obstetrics | FYI

Back to Health News

Health Tip: Understanding Morning Sickness

Last Updated: December 28, 2012.

(HealthDay News) -- Morning sickness, characterized by nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, can cause malnutrition for the mother and the developing baby if it's severe enough.

The Nemours Foundation says possible complications of severe morning sickness may include:

  • Weight loss for the mother.
  • Dehydration and an imbalance of electrolytes for the mother.
  • Fetal organ failure.
  • Premature delivery.


Previous: Health Tip: Coping With Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Next: Chronic Worry Linked to Higher Risk of PTSD

Reader comments on this article are listed below. Review our comments policy.


Submit your opinion: