morning sickness and progesterone?

by Natalie
(Qld, Australia)

Dear Wray,
I am hoping you can help me understand things a bit better. I'm 41 years old, birthed 8 healthy children. My youngest just turned 2 in August. This year I have miscarried 3 times, plus one miscarriage before I fell pregnant with baby number 8.

My Dr has done a lot of tests and nothing has shown up to explain the miscarriages. I am assuming it is to with progesterone even though tests showed I had adequate amounts. I am also still breastfeeding my two year old and have continuously breastfed for the last 6 & 1/2 years with previous babies and toddlers.

I've always had mild morning sickness with each pregnancy, and it was actually the first sign to me that I'd lost a baby as the nausea would go. However I noticed you've advised pregnant women many times to use progesterone cream and to keep using/increase dose at any times they feel morning sickness. So is morning sickness normal or not in pregnancy? I take comfort in the nausea as I know I still have a little one inside me.


Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Progesterone faq.

Share this page:
Find this page helpful? Please tell others. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

Search over 8,400 pages on this site...