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The Motherisk Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) ForumMotherisk 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.
I would like to know if theres anything at all that can be done to prevent or lesson the effects of Hg or nvp before getting pregnant.
We recommend that all women who are planning a pregnancy and experienced severe NVP symptoms in previous pregnancies, should start taking Vitamin B6 prior to pregnancy, i.e., 25 mg three times per day. It is also important that treatment start immediately at the very first hint of nausea. This is often not done in an optimal manner. Please view our treatment algorithm for all medications recommended. Also, ensure that you are not H. Pylori positive (stomach bacteria), your health is good, and all other possible diagnoses have been excluded.