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Last week, Amber Rose announced that she and boyfriend Alexander Edwards, or “AE,” are expecting their first child together, a baby boy. The 35-year-old beauty shared the news by posting a photo of herself at a doctor’s appointment getting an ultrasound.

“@ae4president and I are SUPER excited to announce that we have a Sweet little Baby Boy on the way!” she wrote. “P.S Sebastian is soooooo Happy to be a big brother!”

If you paid close attention to her announcement, you may have noticed that Rose used an emoji representing vomiting to share the news. That’s because, according to reports, she’s been batting with some tough morning sickness, and not just any kind of nausea.

According to TMZ, sources told the site that Rose is 13 weeks pregnant and was recently diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum. It’s a rare form of morning sickness characterized by persistent vomiting leading to hydration and the inability to keep food down, severe nausea, weight loss and possible electrolyte disturbances. While many women deal with morning sickness, with this condition, according to American Pregnancy, nausea often doesn’t subside during the pregnancy, or if it does, it’s not until the end.

The source who spoke to TMZ said that Rose was hospitalized for a few days recently and had to get IV treatments to help with her condition.

Their son is due in October, the same month as her birthday (Oct. 21). And while Rose reportedly wasn’t doing the whole family planning thing (the source says she and Edwards weren’t “taking precautions” because they’re head over heels in love with one another), the couple are overjoyed about expecting a child together.

This will be Rose’s second child, as she shares 6-year-old son Sebastian with ex-husband, rapper Wiz Khalifa.

Rose isn’t the first to go through some pretty terrible morning sickness. Check out a few other moms who opened up about dealing with a rough start on the road to motherhood, and in some cases, who also revealed they were suffering with hyperemesis gravidarum, by hitting the flip:

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Ayesha Curry

When carrying her son and third child, Canon, Ayesha Curry shared around four months along that she was battling with hyperemesis gravidarum.

“I really feel no different than I did in my first trimester,” she wrote on her website at the time. “I still have nausea, can’t sleep, pee every 5 seconds and am just so darn tired.”

She said that she had “barely been able to eat let alone cook,” and she couldn’t wait to hurry up and have her son, which she finally did in July.

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Adizia “Bambi” Benson

When pregnant with her son Breland, Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star Bambi said she hadn’t barely stepped out of the house because she was so sick.

“If you see me outside it’s because I have to be, so don’t take a pic of me looking a mess please,” she wrote on Instagram last May. “I’m not looking fine and slaying no pregnancy, it’s obviously slaying me #icantevenswallowmyownsaliva.”

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Erica Dixon

Another Love and Hip Hop Atlanta star and woman who shares a child with rapper Lil Scrappy, Erica Dixon also opened up about having rough morning sickness after revealing the surprising news that she’s pregnant with twins.

“This pregnancy has been really, really difficult for me,” she said on her vlog in February. “I’ve been vomiting up until now, being 15 weeks. Still vomiting. Still taking Zofran to stop the nausea to keep me from vomiting. Just trying to take it a day at a time.”

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Bey didn’t say it herself, but friend Gwyneth Paltrow told Harper’s Bazaar that when the star was pregnant with Blue Ivy in 2011, and still keeping it on the low, she was trying to quell intense nausea even during performances. That included her huge Glastonbury Festival show that year.

“She was absolutely incredible, especially as she was barfing in between,”

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Jordin Sparks

Last March, singer Jordin Sparks revealed that near the end of her pregnancy, she found that her nausea caused her to lose her appetite in a major way.

“My appetite kind of just went out the window,” she said at the time. “That’s been strange to deal with because I thought I would be eating everything.”

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Draya Michele

For a few weeks, three to be exact, model Draya Michele suffered through some rough morning sickness. At the time, she hadn’t told her son that she was expecting, though he had an inkling that something was going on.

“I just had to buckle down and tell him,” she said at the time, back in 2016 when she was pregnant with her second child, Dru. “I honestly felt really bad keeping it a secret from him, so I made sure that he was one of the very first people that I told.”

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Tamara “Taj” Johnson-George

The SWV singer was on The Doctors back in 2014 and talked about how rough her pregnancy was with son Eriq. She said she went through terrible morning sickness, had dental issues and watched her weight skyrocket. As she told the hosts, “I was fine until I decided to have a baby and then everything hit the fan.”

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Tamera Mowry-Housley

Back when she was pregnant with son Aden in 2012, Tamera told PEOPLE that her first trimester had been “rough.”

“I was extremely fatigued and had morning sickness — more like evening sickness.”

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Tia Mowry

Matching her twin, Tia Mowry revealed in 2011 when pregnant with son Cree that she was struggling so much with morning sickness, she had to take precautions.

“The nausea kind of got the best of me,” she said during a 2011 interview on Access Hollywood Live. “I actually wear these nausea bands—they’re like motion sickness bands that people wear onlike, cruise ships and stuff,—and they have been my best friends. They’re part of my wardrobe now.”

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Mariah Carey

When pregnant with twins Roc and Roe in 2010, Mariah Carey said vomiting, or nearly throwing up a lot, was actually affecting her singing voice.

“Throwing up is bad for your voice,” she said of her morning sickness. “The reflux is terrible, so I’ve been trying to just keep calm, get through it.”

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