Assignment Task 2: Nausea And Vomiting

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Minor Disorder- Nausea and Vomiting (Morning Sickness)

Throughout a women’s pregnancy follows some of the common physiological changes brought about with their pregnancy. These minor disorders may affect many woman’s daily life routine and also the body’s adaptations to the mother and fetus. In particular nausea and vomiting are one of the major illness women experience earlier on in pregnancy. In order for an optimal birth outcome midwife and other health professionals may provide consultations and demonstrate a “women centred” care throughout the pregnancy.

Nausea and vomiting are one of the common minor pregnancy disorder in which almost 80% pregnant women are affected by (Pairman, 2015). This mild disorder is also known as “morning sickness” in which occurs during the first half of pregnancy. Within the first trimester some of the symptoms women tend to experience results in vomiting, weightless, anorexia, general …show more content…

According to “Oxford Medicine” women could have a few mouthfuls before getting up or prepare a snack at her bedside such as eating food the contains protein before bed or during the night and waking up in the morning. This may include eating plain crackers, fruit or yoghurt could also boast up your dietary intake. According to Physiology and Childbearing (2014) by having a light snack when you wake up will minimise hypoglycaemia. However, if nausea and vomiting persists it is advised that the women should seek a suitable heath professional. The treatment is generally targeted towards reducing symptoms and that the midwife or professional may suggest are the non-pharmacological therapies and pharmacological therapies which may help minimise the symptoms. However, according to Herrell (2014) there is little evidence supporting these types of treatments to reduce morning

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