Many pregnant women experience morning sickness during the early pregnancy stage. However, some pregnant women have morning sickness again even after if it’s supposed to be gone. So why does morning sickness recur?
This article will introduce the factors that make morning sickness come back and how to cope with it.
- What is the return of morning sickness?
- When does morning sickness happen again?
- What is the cause of the return of morning sickness?
- How to cope with the return of morning sickness?
What is the return of morning sickness?
Did you know that morning sickness can happen again during mid-late pregnancy? Usually, morning sickness is gone between 12 weeks to 16 weeks of pregnancy. However, some pregnant women experience morning sickness even after 16 weeks.
And when it recurs , the symptoms are similar to the first morning sickness such as nausea, stomachache, heartburn and so on. It seems that there are some who feel additional symptoms such as sleepiness and headache, which are often seen during the first morning sickness in the early pregnancy. However, some of them may experience other symptoms that they didn’t feel when they first had morning sickness.
When does morning sickness happen again?
It seems that morning sickness disappears at around 12 to 16 weeks of pregnancy. And 5 months of pregnancy is a stable period. But this is the time when morning sickness often recurs. You may wonder again how long it will last; the answer is that it varies between individuals so that some pregnant women have claimed that they’ve had morning sickness right before giving birth.
What is the cause of the return of morning sickness?
It is quite difficult to get over morning sickness. And some pregnant women may be anxious that there might be something wrong with their babies when they have morning sickness again just right after they’ve gotten over it. However, even if you have morning sickness again, it is not because there is something wrong with your baby.
This is because the uterus of the pregnant woman becomes large as the baby gets larger and the uterus that is larger squeezes the stomach and digestive tract. Therefore, it is not necessary to get anxious and assume that something has happened to your baby just because you are experiencing morning sickness again.
Even in this modern medical environment, no one knows the causes that morning sickness happen to pregnant women. Therefore, you need to learn your own morning sickness.
How to cope with the return of morning sickness?
Then, let’s take a look what to do when you have morning sickness again.
Change meals/how to eat
If you have nausea, heartburn, or stomachache because of recurring morning sickness, it’s better to eat foods a little at a time and have meals separately. Also, it is said that fresh fruits or light-tasting foods may release morning sickness.
Take Chinese herb medicine
If you have a bad case of recurring morning sickness and you don’t want to take medicine because of your baby, then consider taking Chinese herb medicine. You don’t need to worry about the influence on your baby by taking Chinese herb medicine. However, if you are still concerned , ask a pharmacist when you buy them.
Talk to your doctor about the return of morning sickness
If you have nausea, heartburn, or bad stomach ache because of recurring morning sickness and you can’t eat anything at all, you may get anxious about your baby’s health. it is better to see your doctor as soon as possible. It is also important for your baby to be well nourished and strong.
It is proof that the baby is fine when you have morning sickness again
Many pregnant women who suffer from nausea, heartburn, stomachache, etc. in the early pregnancy, don’t usually expect that they would have it again during the stable period. However, the return of morning sickness is usually an indication that the baby is doing well. Don’t worry or become too anxious. And, enjoy the rest of your pregnant life with your baby.
Keep in your mind that some pregnant women have morning sickness twice and it’s okay to have it even though you may suffer. However, don’t worry too much about your baby. And if you are worried, you can always talk with your doctor.