Nausea is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy - around two-thirds of all expectant mothers struggle with it. It’s therefore considered a normal side effect, especially in the first few months. The good news: The nausea usually disappears by the end of the third month of pregnancy. But why do many women feel morning sickness and what remedies help against them?
Reasons for morning sickness
The reasons why morning sickness is often associated with the first three months of pregnancy are not fully understood. However, scientists suspect that a high level of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) is the trigger. HCG is colloquially referred to as the pregnancy hormone, which is produced in the outer layer of the amniotic sac. HCG stimulates the production and release of the hormone progesterone, which a