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Pregnancy Complaints

Typically, morning sickness begins about the same time the placenta begins serious production of human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG), a special pregnancy hormone around week six of pregnancy. In most women, symptoms peak during week eight or nine and wane after week 13.

The good news is that morning sickness seems to be a sign that the pregnancy is going well. A National Institute of Child Health and Human Development study of 9,098 pregnant women found that women were less likely to miscarry or deliver prematurely if they vomited during their first trimester.

What worked for your sister, your best friend, and the women down the street may not do it for you. There are as many remedies as there are women. Before you find one right you may have to try a couple of strategies.

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