Some women describe it as sea sickness, others like permanent hangover. And some lucky you-know-whats will never get morning sickness at all.
That’s perhaps the most important thing to know before you deep-dive into morning sickness horror stories online, before you listen to your friends lamenting months spent hugging the toilet bowl: it’s different for everyone.
So with that in mind here are some…
Things you ought to know about morning sickness.
- Roughly 80 per cent of women experience symptoms of morning sickness. For many, these symptoms include things like nausea, vomiting, a loss of appetite, and a heightened sensitivity to certain smells.
- In the majority of cases, morning sickness symptoms begin at around four weeks and subside after the first three months. Although for some women, they can persist for the duration of the pregnancy.
- The name ‘morning sickness’ is a misnomer. Morning sickness can – and does for some – occur at any time of the day or night. (Post continues after gallery.)