(Closed) Severe Morning Sickness, is it normal?

posted 6 years ago in Pregnancy
Post # 17
21 posts
  • Wedding: February 2011

@AlwaysLoverly:  Congrats on your pregnancy 🙂 I am 7 weeks too & suffering exactly the same. Definitely pop and see your Doctor, there’s not a huge amount they can prescribe, but they may wish to check on your hormone levels & ensure you’re not dehydrated. Try to sip small amounts of water for the time being. The good news is, hopefully this is a first trimester thing & its a good sign. Try to relax and seek medical help for sure. Hope you feel well soon!

Post # 18
319 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Hope your doc can help you @AlwaysLoverly.  I was very similar to you for about three weeks.  Then I started on zantac twice a day and gravel twice a day on top of the diclectin.  Allowed me to get to work.  Now, at 12 weeks it is slowly going away or at least not so intense.

Post # 20
659 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012


Congrats! That sucks you have morning sickness but yay for a healthy baby/ strong heart beat! Hopefully the promethazine helps you! 

Post # 21
436 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2010

@AlwaysLoverly:  I was like this during the first portion of my pregnancy… try vitamin water zero – no calories, no sugar, but it has electrolytes. The gatorade seemed to dehydrate me more

Post # 22
854 posts
Busy bee

I’m seven weeks along and having the same issue, must worse than with my Dear Daughter. I was given a prescription for strong anti nausea medicine. I was also told zofran was a good one to try. Good luck!

Post # 23
2183 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

I was seven weeks when I started feeling miserable. I was throwing up 4-5 times a day, and my doctor gave me Zofran. Without it, I couldn’t exist. I tried the unisom B6 mix, but it made me worse. 

Actually, I’m 33 weeks, and I continue to throw up– less frequently now. I’m gaining weight, so my OBs aren’t concerned anymore. 

I hope your “morning sickness” goes away in the first trimester!

Post # 25
9134 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

@AlwaysLoverly:  I loved my Zofran but my insurance would only pay for 20 pills every 30 days.  I would try to drag it out and make it last as long as possible but I also ended up getting an rx for Phenergan to supplement when I ran out of Zofran.  Zofran was my best friend.

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