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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Forum

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Forum > NVP Symptoms and Effects: Effects on the baby
NVP symptoms do not harm baby

NVP Counselor
Date: 2004-07-20

Question:
Yes, I am 2 1/2 months pregnant and I want to ask that I have lost my appetitie just a little bit , I am not as hunger as I use to be but my stomach make bubbles sounds is my baby okay?

Answer:
Most women with NVP have no appetite and are not able to eat as much or maintain a good diet, especially during the first trimester. But these effects of NVP occur without harm to the baby. Eating a small amount of food every hour or hour and a half, and drinking liquids separately (not with food) may help you.

Some women need a stomach medication to help with digestion or if NVP is th sole cause of the symptoms, may be prescribed safe treatment, such as Diclectin.

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