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How long did you have AM sickness?

Im 12 weeks and I have been sick for over half of it. How long did it last for you and was there anything that helped. Food doesnt even sound good to me its a struggle everyday to eat...did this happen to you too?


Asked by lil_momma_vdv at 9:47 PM on Feb. 4, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • about 3-4 months... try gingerale, smoothies... congrats

    Answer by miritrose at 9:53 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • With dd I puked for five months. With ds, I was just mildly queasy for 2 weeks. The only thing that helped was those preggie pop lozenge things... or the queasy drops. They have them at health food stores, some maternity shops, online, and sometimes babies r us. My pharmacist also said that she sipped on a bottle of Dr. Pepper all day. Just one bottle off and on all day. The high sugar content is what helps. They used to have a medication which helped pregnancy related nausea, but the main ingredient was just a form of sugar. If you look at the queasy drops even they have brown rice syrup as the main that's what works apparently. I think hard candy would work just as well as the pricey drops though, IMO. Good luck! It sucks, I remember. And congrats!

    Answer by ErinHill226 at 10:04 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • I had it for approx. nine months. Whenever I was a sleep. Sometimes it would wake me up. Nothing helped.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 10:07 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • It's happened to me with all of my pregnancies.  I found that Sprite and salty crackers early in the morning would help me.  I hope you find something that works!


    Answer by MrsHouston47302 at 9:52 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • I never really threw up but a few times but orange juice was great and helped me alot and coco cuz its thick and coated my belly so i didnt feel so sick.....i stayed way for my first 4 months and the last 2 months i did too, but maybe it will work its worth a shot, but my friend stayed sick her whole pregnancy

    Answer by Ashley2810 at 10:04 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • My MIL had it for 9 months with her first, 5 with her second, and 3 with her 3rd. My mother didn't have it at all. I had it for 5 months with my only...along with random ocassional nauseas after that 5 months.

    Answer by ladymomtraveler at 10:14 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • 18 weeks it lasted for me. As crazy as it sounds eating something sour made me feel sour patch kids. No idea why.

    Answer by mommytobrooke at 10:23 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • Mine was around until I was 7 or so months along with both pregnancies. I lost 10 lbs at first. Then gained 26 after I got my appetite back. I just drank milk all the time..and crackers. Seemed to be the only thing I could hold down.

    Answer by ashisamom at 10:25 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • i had morning sickness from week 8 to 13..not too bad.. hope yours gets better

    Answer by mommaofemma at 10:33 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

  • I call it mourning sickness.. cause it ain't only in the morning.. UGH I still have it and hope it goes I get sick at everything.. They say it is meant to ease in the second trimester.. don't count on it if you have a girl.

    Answer by Punkslilncs at 10:56 PM on Feb. 4, 2011

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