New guidelines released for managing nausea, vomiting during
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada has released new guidelines to help pregnant women suffering from nausea and vomiting including, among them, a recommendation that they can eat whatever pregnancy-safe foods they want.
The new guideline titled, “The Management of Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy” has been published in the December edition of the SOGC’s peer-reviewed Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada (JOGC). The medical society says that nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP) affects 50 to 80 per cent of all pregnant women. The SOGC says the cases can range from mild to severe.
The publication lists 13 recommendations that cover diet and lifestyle changes, non-pharmacological therapies and pharmacological therapies to combat the stomach-churning symptoms, which can range from mild nausea to throwing up multiple times per day....