morning sickness

The Perks (We Swear!) of Morning Sickness

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Is the only thing getting you through first trimester morning sickness the rumor of a faraway, tranquil second trimester? (You've heard it all: "You'll have so much more energy!" "You won't even feel like you're pregnant!") A new study is introducing a brand new silver lining to your nausea: a healthier baby. The read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Romy Taormina, Co-Founder and Chief of Nausea Relief for Psi Bands

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We’re getting up close and personal with mothers who are savvy innovators and businesswomen and finding out their secrets to success. This time, we got the scoop from Romy Taormina, co-founder and chief of nausea relieve for Psi Bands. The Bump: Romy, what inspired you to start Psi Bands? Romy Taormina: I... read more

A Mom Shares: Why I Hated Being Pregnant

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I was never the type of girl that dreamed of the day that I would be married or have children. Instead I dreamed of the day that I would be recognized for other accomplishments in my career. While I listened to my friends share the names of their future children, I was busy thinking of... read more

My Battle With Morning Sickness Made Me Never Want to Get Pregnant Again

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I don't know how it is for everyone else, but the first time I suffered from morning sickness, I worried that I'd literally puke up something necessary for survival -- a lung; liver; My intestines. Right before my first bout, I had enjoyed a light, healthy lunch at O'Charley's with my husband and... read more

Hyperemesis Gravidarum: A Mom’s Scary Journey Through Severe Morning Sickness

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People don’t tend to be secretive when it comes to how their pregnancies go. Call it part of the mommy wars or what have you, but women love to share the ups and -- especially -- the downs of pregnancy. So, we grow up hearing all the horror stories about the crazy cravings,... read more

Kate Middleton Has Hyperemesis Gravidarum — About the Scary Condition

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Seems like the world exploded in joy today when news of Kate Middleton's pregnancy made its rounds through the media. But one person who's probably not smiling right now is Kate, who, according to the palace's statement is suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum (or HG, as many pregnant women not-so-lovingly call it) and has been... read more

Is Sex the Cure for Morning Sickness? (Probably Not, But It May Be Worth a Shot)

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In news that's sure to excite your partner, a psychologist is theorizing that the cause of -- and cure for -- morning sickness is none other than your baby's father. More specifically, his semen. According to Slate, Gordon Gallup of SUNY-Albany Gallup argues that since half of a baby's genetic makeup belongs to... read more