News

9 July 2021

HG Hero Summer Challenge

  This August we are challenging your HG Heroes!   If you know a child who would enjoy participating in a super fun fundraising mission...

11 May 2021

#HGtruths

HG Awareness Day 2021 #HGtruths Join the HG Community in the UK to celebrate International Hyperemesis Awareness Day 2021. Throughout the month of...

4 May 2021

International Hyperemesis Awareness Day 2021

15th May - International Hyperemesis Awareness Day   This annual event is a great opportunity to raise awareness of the condition and the many support...

5 March 2021

NOURISH study is launched in the UK

Are you interested in helping contribute to Hyperemesis research?   Then come and join the NOURISH study.   The aim of this project is to...

24 December 2020

Festive Opening Times 2020

We are still available for information and support this festive season. If you aren't able to get through on our Helpline please leave a message or use...

7 December 2020

Funding Opportunity for Hyperemesis Gravidarum Research

The Bikja trust is now open for applications for funding for Hyperemesis Gravidarum research.   In the 2021 round, there is one larger grant of...

14 October 2020

Association between hyperemesis gravidarum and psychological symptoms, psychosocial outcomes and infant bonding: a two-point prospective case–control multicentre survey study in an inner city setting

"The psychological, psychosocial and economic implications of HG should be considered when caring for women with this evidently debilitating condition....

3 September 2020

Sick – The Battle Against HG launches on Prime Video & Vimeo

Sick - The Battle Against HG is the world's first documentary about Hyperemesis Gravidarum.  Sick explores the untold story of women experiencing...

10 August 2020

Ondansetron for nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: re-evaluating the teratogenic risk

"The background risk of CLP is small (accounting for 11 per 10,000 pregnancies); therefore, a small increase in relative risk means that the absolute risk...
70-80%

Nausea & vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) is very common, on average it affects 70-80% of pregnant women to a greater or lesser extent.

30%

30% of pregnant women in paid employment need time off work due to NVP.

85%

85% of pregnant women have two episodes of nausea per day.