Surviving Morning Sickness During the Holidays by Mommy MD Guide, Dr. Jennifer Gilbert, DO, Ob/Gyn

Friday 12 December 2014

You’re pregnant! It’s the holiday season! You have terrible morning sickness!  While it’s never a good time to have morning sickness, something about all the holiday gatherings and the smells/tastes of various foods seems to make it even rougher. Couple that with the trains, planes and automobiles to GET to family gatherings, and, well, it’s not easy being queasy this season.

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Do You Have Kate Middleton’s Morning Sickness? Guest blog by Mommy MD Guide, Dr.Jennifer Gilbert, DO

Tuesday 14 October 2014

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful duchess who lived in in a faraway land. To everyone’s delight, the duchess became pregnant with the second addition to her royal family. And that’s when her story takes a turn—since this poor duchess suffers from a severe type of morning sickness called hyperemesis gravidarum (HG).

So, if you’re struggling with morning sickness, how do you know if it could it be HG? Here’s how HG compares with “regular” morning sickness:

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Post-Operative Nausea from Anesthesia Quite Common

Wednesday 20 August 2014

Nausea and vomiting following surgery is not uncommon in the first 24 to 48 hours. In fact, according to Medscape*, it is one of the most common causes of patient dissatisfaction with anesthesia, occurring in about one-third (30%) all of anesthesia-related procedures (even up to 80% in those in more high risk situations).

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Avoid Car Sickness on Your Next Road Trip

Wednesday 13 August 2014

According to the AAA, the average American takes about 3.5 road trips each summer. You might cringe at that thought, however, if you are one of the more than 53 million Americans who experience some type of motion sickness, which typically includes queasiness in the car.

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