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What are your most random triggers for feeling morning sickness/nausous?

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Today as I stopped at a traffic light, I glanced over at the house I was next to and saw that their windows were frosted glass. And it made me feel really sick. I have no idea why.

Other triggers:

cat food (not surprising)

the smell of my car (bit of a problem this one)

the mention of mayonnaise (especially as 'mayo') (just typing that wasn't fun)

I think I'm going mad.

excitedmummy2be Mon 13-Sep-10 17:52:46

Cleaning my teeth!

Every morning and evening I lost my breakfast and dinner. Lasted til 16 weeks.I didnt feel sick before or after I cleaned my teeth...just at the point the toothbrush entered my mouth, i threw up..alot!! Im now 33 weeks and very pleased to see the back of that!

mum2oneloudbaby Mon 13-Sep-10 17:59:58

the cleaning products aisle in our local Tesco. Oh and the fish counter.

Made for some interesting shopping trips.

Now 33 weeks cleaning aisle is no longer a problem but the fish counter is still an issue.

oh yes, the fish counter. agree

the cupboard of cleaning products under our sink. have to hold my breath to get a dishwasher tablet out.

MammaDavies Mon 13-Sep-10 18:11:38

Having to catch the early bus for work and having to go past the big vacume street cleaner things, just the noise of them made me throw up. hmm

The frigde isle in Adsa and having the blowers on warm in the car, the smell of the hot or cold air just made me retch...but I could of made an olympic sport of how fast I could waddle run out of Asda at first retch grin

36 weeks today and havent had to do the waddle/run in a little while

Oh and the mayo thing, completely understand, altough it was fine for me to eat it if I mixed it with Ketchup! confused

changing DS's nappies, but that one is quite obvious!

Kity Mon 13-Sep-10 18:28:26

my hubby would make his packed lunch for work and cut his bread rolls over the sink, and the wet crumbs in the sink literally made me sick! very very random. Even now Im not pregnant anymore that still stirs up a sicky feeling!

Pregnancy is weird!

Applemuncher Mon 13-Sep-10 18:29:33

Even the thought of soup!! Bleugh!!!
Brushing my teeth
Any healthy food (unfortunate one that!)

moonminmama Mon 13-Sep-10 18:31:21

The smell of my brand new carpets which are in every room of my brand new house double sad

mathanxiety Mon 13-Sep-10 18:33:49

Meat counter, fish counter, preparing any raw meat or fish, opening the fridge, cleaning my teeth made me gag every time, cleaning up after dinner (scraping plates), chilly autumn mornings, exhaust from certain kinds of Ford cars.

Even though I haven't been pg for 9 years, I still feel nauseous every autumn as 4 of my DCs were born in the early summer and morning sickness was kicking into high gear in late August and throughout September into October 4 times.

mathanxiety - can you still identify ford cars from the smell of their exhaust? that's impressive. I'm trying to think of how it could be useful!

mathanxiety Mon 13-Sep-10 19:08:44

Only when I'm pregnant smile and [boak]. The ones I could identify were Mustangs (in the US), and I could tell if there was one within a quarter mile (and gag).

that is bizarre

podmumlet Mon 13-Sep-10 19:17:42

cigarette smoke would make me green - coming out the tube or train station (or sometimes outside building entrances) would make me green and vomitty..

mum2oneloudbaby Mon 13-Sep-10 19:19:33

don't worry moonminmama it will soon wear off once dc are introduced to them! grin

BreastmilkDoesAFabLatte Mon 13-Sep-10 19:20:04

I could smell the man over the road having a fry up. Honestly...

daisystone Mon 13-Sep-10 19:22:27

Everything. Absolutely everything.

To be more specific,
- Tesco Lemon bodywash
- Green vegetables
- The smell of the lobby and stairs at my workplace
- The ladies loos at my workplace - they smelled of weird air freshener. Gag.
- Cat food
- Anything greasy
- My moisturiser and shampoo
- Bread (weird as bread is one of my favourite food stuffs)
- Chanel No5
- Johnsons babywash

The list goes on.....

PaigeTurner Mon 13-Sep-10 19:25:20

I couldn't switch the big light on in the bedroom for 18 weeks, made me feel sick.

I'm 24 weeks now and running water still makes me retch. I only wash my hair once a week now as generally need to get out of the shower ASAP.

daisystone Mon 13-Sep-10 19:28:24

I couldn't stroke or lift my cat up either. Made me feel sick confused

I walked past some bloke and smelled something unpleasant but familiar and it took me a while to work out he smelled of wee! I wasn't even that close to him.

daisystone Mon 13-Sep-10 20:00:32

Which reminds me that I had to hold my nose when I did a wee as the smell was too much for me to bear. Nearly threw up at the smell of my own wee blush

I don't know how I made it through the first trimester...

yep, between the terrible wind and then the horrendous reaction to my own terrible wind, it's a wonder I can be in the same room as myself.

A song on radio 2 made me feel nauseous this morning. No idea why.

BabyRoosMum Mon 13-Sep-10 21:10:06

My contribution:
Smelly boy in my office-smells of cooking (just general food, as if he dries his clothes in the kitchen whilst cooking chips/fish fingers/chicken nuggets) and this still knocks me sick!
The smell of DP's (reasonably expensive) aftershave...it lingers for ages...
I second the mayo one...
Tuna out of a tin
Sweet Chilli Sauce

I'm sorry to chuckle at the mis-fortune of others but for some reason these posts have had me in tears of laughter. must be the hormnones...hope everybody feels better now

PaulineCampbellJones Mon 13-Sep-10 21:23:19

Apart from absobloodylutely everything as had HG for the full 42 weeks...
I could smell unwashed hair a mile off. Bit of a problem in work meetings!
There was a Morrissons advert on TV, barbecue stuff for a fiver. Even if I changed channel I would still have to run for it.
But my main nemesis was butter. I normally love the stuff but could even smell it on other peoples sandwiches. Couldn't look at it or thunk about it, never mind eat it.
Oh and seeing U2 gave me a spell in Dublin maternity hospital. I know Bono makes most people sick but that's ridiculous!

1Catherine1 Mon 13-Sep-10 21:57:13

Water... when my ms was the worst its been (about week 9 - 10) drinking water actually made me throw up. Although... before pregnancy I had been sick on water before which is unusual since nothing else (before pregnancy) made me sick. Another thing to turn my stomach is my fridge. It has a faint smell of something despite being cleaned out last week and I have to hold my breath before opening the door and getting what I want out quickly.

I have the not so unexpected ones like cat litter which has to be completely changed every 2 days or I'm sick the moment I walk through the door and anything containing garlic. Shame since I LOVE garlic, or I did.

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