While the vomiting, retching, and nausea can be very distressing, morning sickness can also dramatically affect your home life, relationships, work schedule, and emotional well-being. Numerous studies have shown the significant impact morning sickness had on the lives of pregnant women.
Studies have also shown that pregnant women who work feel the effects of morning sickness:
- Mazzotta P, Maltepe C, Navioz Y, Magee LA, Koren G. Attitudes, management and consequences of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy in the United States and Canada. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2000;70(3):359-365.
- Gadsby R, Barnie-Adshead AM, Jagger C. A prospective study of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Br J Gen Pract. 1993;43:245-248.