A study by researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto has said that morning sickness in pregnancy may actually indicate a high IQ in children. The study assessed the IQ of 121 Canadian children between the ages of 3 and 7, whose mothers had suffered morning sickness. They found that the kids scored high on certain tests of IQ, memory and language skills. Furthermore use of morning sickness medicine diclectin did not reduce these effects. The study suggests that "nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is not harmful and in fact may enhance favorably children's long-term" Researchers said that it may be possible that some pregnancy hormones linked to morning sickness may also influence fetal brain development. The details of the study are published in the Journal of Pediatrics. Source: MedindiaRAS << Tanning Beds Cause Skin Cancer UK To Ban Private Organ Transplant >> Recommended Reading Pregnancy Detailed look at Early pregnancy Symptoms and easy health solutions during 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy. With an addition of an online pregnancy due date calculator. READ MORE Pregnancy and Antenatal Care What is Antenatal care and its importance during pregnancy for mother and baby, with details on the medical test preformed during the first visit to the doctor. READ MORE Morning Sickness “Morning sickness” is a term that is used to refer to the nausea and vomiting that is present in most pregnant women. READ MORE Multitasking: Good or Bad for Your Brain? Is multitasking good when your brain frantically switches between tasks or does it slow down the brain processes causing changes in brain structure? Learn what happens to the brain when you multitask. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Calculate Ideal Weight for Infants How to Reduce School Bag Weight - Simple Tips Noscaphene (Noscapine) More News on: Morning SicknessMultitasking: Good or Bad for Your Brain?