Nauseum Gravidarium

Nauseum Gravidarium, also known; as "morning sickness" is a common side-effect of the early stages of pregnancy (usually 2 weeks to around three months), and, as is indicated by the name, usually occurs when the mother awakens in the morning. It appears to be related to the hormonal changes that are caused by pregnancy but the actual cause is not completely understood. It affects approximately half of all pregnancies. A more severe form of this condition is called Hyperemesis Gravidarum, a condition that includes excessive vomiting that can lead to dehydration and acidosis and may require hospitalization.

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