Brooke is 6 weeks pregnant with her second child. In her previous pregnancy she experienced nausea and vomiting but, afraid of causing harm to her baby, did not use any medicines. Now caring for her toddler, Brooke is struggling to cope with her current symptoms. She feels nauseated for 4 hours each day, has vomited once in the past 24
hours and dry heaves at least twice a day. She has no other medical conditions or regular medicines except a daily prenatal multivitamin.
Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) is a prevalent pregnancy-induced condition, affecting an estimated 70% of all pregnancies.1 Approximately 1.1% of pregnant women experience the severe and persistent form,
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