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Hyperemesis: (Way) beyond morning sickness

Hyperemesis: (Way) beyond morning sickness By: Huma Farid, MD, Contributor Morning sickness the common term for nausea and vomiting during early pregnancy is not unusual, as many women know. Starting around the sixth to eighth week of pregnancy, as many as 80% of women report having nausea and 50% experience vomiting. But as comedian Amy Schumer can attest, hyperemesis goes well beyond what people generally think of as morning sickness. Marked by…

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