Thank you so much for writing. As your baby and your uterus grow, the pressure upward on your stomach increases. This causes stomach acids to back up into your esophagus. The condition may also cause sudden vomiting, without the lingering nausea that is usual with morning sickness. This is essentially a serious bout of “heartburn” or “GERD – gastroesophageal reflux” and antacids can offer some relief. You can try something like TUMS, over the counter, but be sure you let your practitioner know about this problem. He or she may recommend a stronger antacid or a more effective prescription medication, as well as some additional suggestions for relief.
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