Morning sickness a reassuring sign

Morning sickness may play havoc with a woman’s quality of life but it definitely has an upside, say US researchers.

Their secondary analysis of a randomised clinical trial confirms that nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy is protective against miscarriage.

They say this finding overcomes prior analytic and design limitations and represents the most definitive data to date on the protective association of nausea and vomiting in early pregnancy, and the risk for pregnancy loss.

Almost 800 pregnant women were recruited by researchers with 23% miscarrying during the study period. The mean gestational