1. Julie,

    This is good news!

    It sounds as though you are moving out of what can be a miserable start to a perfectly normal pregnancy. All that you have described are common symptoms of early pregnancy. Most women find that these symptoms pass by the end of their 12th week (the end of the first trimester). With Alexander my severe nausea did not leave until I was 14 weeks along. I distinctly remember the moment it did. I ate a huge plate of spaghetti!

    It sounds to me like you are among the lucky women for whom these symptoms do not last long. Although the risk of miscarriage with any pregnancy is approximately 25%, the symptoms are generally bleeding and cramping.

    Please try not to worry — you need your sleep at night!

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