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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Forum

Motherisk receives questions from around the world about morning sickness symptoms, effects, treatments and ways to cope. Those questions and answers are posted here for anyone to read, provided the reader acknowledges and accepts the proviso and disclaimer below.

Forum > NVP Symptoms and Effects: Understanding NVP
Vomiting with retching during pregnancy

NVP Counselor
Date: 2006-07-10

Question:
I am 14 and a half weeks pregnant with my first baby. I have had 2 episodes of spotting, for which I saw my MD. I had an ultrasound and was told I had a subchorionic bleed(a small one). My MD however told me there was nothing I could do and that I could continue on with my lifestyle as before(ie going to the gym, work). I have also had extreme vomiting with retching, which still persists and am wondering if this has contributed to the bleed. Is there anything in particular I should or should not be doing?

Answer:
There is safe and effective treatment for nausea and vomiting of pregnancy(NVP). Consult your doctor. If you live in the US or Canada you can also call our toll free (1 800- 436-8477) NVP Helpline and speak to one of our specially trained couselors for information on how to treat this condition.

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