Nausea and vomiting and dietary cravings and aversions during pregnancy in South African women.

@article{Walker1985NauseaAV,
  title={Nausea and vomiting and dietary cravings and aversions during pregnancy in South African women.},
  author={Alexander R P Walker and Betty F Walker and John Kendrick Jones and M Verardi and C. F. Walker},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={1985},
  volume={92 5},
  pages={484-9}
}
Frequency and severity of nausea and of vomiting during pregnancy, and of pronounced dietary cravings and aversions, were determined in a series of South African rural and urban black, Indian, coloured (European-African-Malay) and white women. Frequency of severe nausea ranged from 3.8% in rural blacks to 19.8% in white women, and of severe vomiting from 3.1% in rural blacks to 17.8% in white and Indian women. Proportions in the other groups were intermediate. Pronounced cravings, claimed by 67… CONTINUE READING