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Ginger may relieve nausea and morning sickness after a few days of
treatment.footnote 1 There are several ways you can use ginger
to relieve your symptoms. Try:
There is no known fetal risk linked to using ginger during pregnancy.
Some women have reported heartburn or reflux.footnote 1
Talk to your doctor about using ginger for morning sickness.
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Festin M (2014). Nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy. BMJ Clinical Evidence. http://clinicalevidence.bmj.com/x/pdf/clinical-evidence/en-gb/systematic-review/1405.pdf. Accessed June 23, 2014.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofMay 22, 2015
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
& Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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