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What is morning sickness?

Morning sickness is a common symptom of pregnancy, primarily affecting expectant mums in their first trimester. It normally causes nausea and vomiting, but fatigue and emotional changes can also accompany these symptoms, adding to the complexity of this condition. It’s important to recognise that while morning sickness is common, the way it affects you can be uniquely challenging, and acknowledging this is key to seeking the right support and care.

At HelloGP, we understand that while morning sickness is often a normal part of pregnancy, it doesn’t mean you have to endure it without support. Our team offers a compassionate and comprehensive approach to managing your symptoms, from the comfort of your own home reducing the stress on both you and your baby. For those who need it, we can discuss safe medication options and deliver electronic prescriptions instantly, giving you relief sooner.

Frequently Asked Questions

Morning sickness often includes nausea, vomiting, and a heightened sensitivity to certain odors. It typically occurs in the early stages of pregnancy and can vary in severity.

If morning sickness is severe, causing dehydration or weight loss, or if you’re unable to keep any food or fluids down, it’s advisable to seek medical attention as soon as possible.

Book a consultation with HelloGP doctor today to discuss your symptoms and personalised treatment plan.

Natural remedies include ginger, small and frequent meals, staying hydrated, and avoiding strong smells. Our healthcare professionals can offer personalised advice on effective strategies.

Some medications are considered safe for treating morning sickness during pregnancy, but it’s essential to consult a HelloGP doctor before using any medication.

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