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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
NVP and baby's growth

NVP Counsellor
Date: 2008-06-27

Question:
i DO NOT TAKE MY PRENATAL PILL REGULARLY AND i VOMIT MY FOOD UP SOMETIMES WITHIN MIN OF EATING SOMETIMES HOURS i WANT TO KNOW IF MY BODY GETS ANY NUTRIENTS FROM THE FOOD THAT COMES UPAFTER HOURS OR IF NOT. i HAVE ACTUALLY LOST WIEGHT SINCE BECOMING PREGNANT AND i AM NOW 21 WEEKS. My doctor said I shouldn't worry cause baby is growing. But I am worried is he goin to be o.k what are the possible side effects.

Answer:
Your doctor is correct that your baby continues to grow despite your NVP as they take what they need from your body. You may want to call our toll free Motherisk NVP helpline at 1 800 436-8477 for some information about treating your NVP

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