Study finds there may be benefits to morning sickness

Morning sickness may actually be beneficial for the baby.
August 29th, 2014

Morning sickness can make moms-to-be miserable, but new research shows it may actually be beneficial for the baby. “It’s the hormones of pregnancy that bring it on, so the healthier the pregnancy, the more hormones are being made,” says Dr. Nanette Santoro, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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