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1. Passing Small Amounts of Urine

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Passing small amounts of urine or urine that is dark in color can indicate that something with the pregnancy is wrong, such as dehydration. Given the potential harm to both parent and fetus, it’s important for those with this symptom to seek medical care.

What are the signs of dehydration?

Signs of dehydration include:

  • Intense thirst
  • Dizziness
  • Dry skin
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Having a dry mouth or “cotton” mouth
  • Reduced sweat and urine output

Final thoughts

As you can see, experiencing morning sickness can be more than simply feeling queasy. While oftentimes this condition is harmless, severe cases require medical attention. Anyone who has concerns about their pregnancy—including morning sickness—should talk with their medical providers.

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