Hormone that causes morning sickness

During pregnancy your body will create the pregnancy hormone known as hCG. hCG is responsible for most of the changes and symptoms that you are experiencing during your pregnancy. The increase in hCG causes your body to make more estrogen. It is believed that the increased estrogen is what causes morning sickness to occur but no one knows for sure.

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