News

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...

30 June 2020

Research: Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is not just ‘morning sickness’: data from a prospective cohort study in the UK

Research published today in the British Journal of General Practice by Pregnancy Sickness Support's Founding Trustee Professor Roger Gadsby concludes...

25 June 2020

Steroid treatment during the COVID-19 crisis

We have been receiving reports of HG sufferers being refused steroid treatment during the COVID-19 crisis due to to the medication suppressing the immune...

15 June 2020

Pregnancy Sickness Support Podcast

Pregnancy Sickness Support now has a podcast! "Everything you need to know about Pregnancy Sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidarum" hosted by Karen and Lindsay. Every...

22 May 2020

Pregnancy Sickness Support Research May 2020

Pregnancy Sickness Support is the UK charity supporting people impacted by Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy (NVP) and Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). We...

15 May 2020

Charity Ambassador Michelle Owen Blogs for HGAD2020

This time last year I’d just announced I was pregnant, it had been the longest 13 weeks of my life already. From week 4 I’d been sick, from...

27 March 2020

Pregnancy Sickness Support and Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Pregnancy Sickness Support is open and operational as normal however our staff team will be working primarily from home. We will endeavour to respond...

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"If it wasn't for the helpline I wouldn't have got the help and the treatment I needed to cope."

85%

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

30%

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

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.