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A Royal Pain: Morning Sickness in Pregnancy

A Royal Pain: Morning Sickness in Pregnancy

The news of Duchess Kate Middleton’s third pregnancy—and accompanying morning sickness—sheds light on this unfortunate side of pregnancy, which can be a royal pain for many expectant moms. UR Medicine obstetrician Dr. Loralei Thornburg answers some common questions about the condition.
 
Morning Sickness: The Good News

Morning Sickness: The Good News

If morning sickness—and worry over treating it—overshadows the thrill of being pregnant, you may be happy to learn that a popular nausea medication appears to be safe for both mom and baby. A major study, published in this week’s Journal of the American Medical Association, reinforces the safety of metoclopramide (Reglan), which is often prescribed when other treatments don’t ease severe symptoms.