Are some women more at risk for developing severe morning sickness?
Yes. The risk for severe morning sickness is increased if a woman:
- Is pregnant with more than 1 baby – twins, triplets, or more.
- Has a personal history of severe morning sickness with a previous pregnancy and/or has a mother or sister who had a history of severe morning sickness with a pregnancy.
- Is pregnant with a girl.
- Has a history of motion sickness.
- Has a history of migraines.
- Is overweight.
- Has a condition called trophoblastic disease, which leads to abnormal cell growth in the womb (uterus).