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I'm just wondering how far along everybody was when it started?[/b]
Mine started promptly by week 5. I am now 9 weeks and I still suffer from it, but it has definitely morphed from weeks ago. At first, nausea lasted all day and it felt pretty consistent. I ended up losing 7 pounds in about three weeks. But I never threw up (Thanks Goodness). When week 8 rolled around, I started getting my appetite back (not fully restored but definitely better than before), and the nausea became more off and on. When I have it now, it's much more intense than before, but when I don't have it, I actually feel pretty good.
I had about one week of morning sickness with my son. It was week 7.
Hope this helps and I hope you don't have to deal with m/s at all!!!!!
I guess I was just wondering because I have completley lost my appetite I'm not really feeling sick or anything but I have never had a problem with food before! Is this how it starts or is it something else?
I guess I was just wondering because I have completley lost my appetite I'm not really feeling sick or anything but I have never had a problem with food before! Is this how it starts or is it something else? [/b]
Food aversions are one of hte symptoms associated with the first trimester, but I'm not sure if they neatly correlate with the onset of morning sickness. With my son, I had an aversion to fish for the first three months, yet I had very mild morning sickness. Just a few days really of slight "grossness".
With this pregnancy, I have what you describe. I started out just not wanting to eat anything. Nothing appealed to me. But that happened at the same time as the stomach problems began. Three weeks later, however, I started getting the appetite back, but I still get very queasy (though not all the time).
Ginger, I'd say, has been the best thing for me, though. I sip organic ginger ale, suck on ginger lollypops, and I've even bought ginger pills (though I haven't taken those yet). All are ok'ed by my doctor.
No problem. You know, one of the most depressing parts of m/s is that non-pregnant people tend to dismiss it (I've even had people at work laugh when they see me get sick.)
So any support I can provide for someone suffering from the same thing (or scared they will) is the least I can do.
Ok, I don't want to scare you, but my morning sickness didn't start till I was 12 weeks! There were some things that made me nautious early on, like coffee, but I totally though I was in the clear, then at 12 weeks it was like BAM! I was sick from 12 weeks till I delivered. It was miserable! Hopefully it won't be bad for you!
The first pregnancy started around week 7 then got really really bad around week 9 or 10 then got better around week 12. So I would say the worst of it was week 7-13. Smells still bothered me until my 3rd trimester but at least it wasn't all day sickness like at the first. With my current pregnancy around 4 weeks (before I knew I was PG) I got the sick feeling. Then nothing after that until today. I am 7 weeks. Its more like a sickness from not eating though. Empty stomach=sick feeling!!
With Liam it started at 6 weeks, it was pretty much just in the mornings and early afternoon. Of course there were smells that set me off but I only puked once or twice in the mornings. That lasted til about 15 weeks although it tapered off a ton after 12 weeks. This time it started in my 3rd week. It just keeps getting worse and worse. 95% of what goes in my mouth ends up coming back up. I really hope it starts letting up soon.