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How to cope with morning sickness and nausea during pregnancy

 You should see your doctor if you can’t keep foods or liquids down and are starting to lose weight. Photo: Pexels

(Colleen de Bellefonds/ What to Expect) –– You’re sailing along on your early pregnancy adventure — just little soreness in your breasts and an uptick in trips to the bathroom, but nothing you can’t handle. Until one day, you wake up feeling queasy.

Does it seem like you’ve got a bout of seasickness? Or a bad case of butterflies in your tummy? That’s how many pregnant women describe morning sickness. And chances are you’ll be dealing with this unsettled stomach for at least the next few weeks.

Morning sickness describes the nausea and vomiting that can happen when you’re pregnant. Since of smell is extra keen when you’re expecting, you may also have strong aversions to certain foods and smells. (…)