Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy can vary in severity from woman to woman and can happen morning, noon or night.
Every woman is different, so while symptoms of nausea and vomiting are familiar to many pregnant women, they can vary from pregnancy to pregnancy.
For some women, eating certain foods or experiencing particular smells may make their nausea and/or vomiting symptoms worse.
Pregnant women may also experience a bitter/metallic taste in their mouth which is most common in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
The severity of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy can vary and some women may only experience very mild symptoms that have little or no impact on them. However, for 40% of pregnant women, Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy can disrupt their lives leaving them unable to go to work or do simple day-to-day tasks.
Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy can also impair mental wellbeing and is associated with feelings of anxiety and depression.
Although nausea and vomiting can be a normal part of pregnancy, you shouldn’t feel like you have to suffer in silence and there are a number of simple things that can help.