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News archive

8 April 2019

Cardiff University Research Study

We, the research team at Cardiff University, are pleased to launch our second study investigating the psychological impact of HG. We are hoping to...

28 March 2019

PSS ICHG 2019 Bursary Fund

Pregnancy Sickness Support Trustees have today opened a bursary fund to enable UK Healthcare Professionals to attend ICHG 2019. Building on the success...

11 February 2019

Team PSS Virtual Challenge 2019

Join the Team PSS Virtual Challenge 2019 and not only raise money for Pregnancy Sickness Support (Hyperemesis) UK but you get a limited edition...

4 February 2019

Pregnancy Sickness: How Might Counselling Help?

Michelle Nicholson provides some practical recommendations for counselling women suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum http://www.hyperemesiscounselling.co.uk/wp/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/link-3.pdf This...

6 December 2018

BMJ Clinical Update 2018

BMJ Clinical Update 2018 - Management of severe pregnancy sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum Chairperson Caitlin Dean, Trustees Manjeet Shemar and...

16 October 2018

Ditch the Ketones

Chairperson Caitlin Dean has recently blogged about many Healthcare settings across the UK using ketones to determine the need for IV fluids and antisickness...

21 March 2018

Placenta and appetite genes GDF15 and IGFBP7 are associated with hyperemesis gravidarum.

Placenta and appetite genes GDF15 and IGFBP7 are associated with hyperemesis gravidarum. After paralyzing nausea and intractable vomiting caused her to...

1 February 2018

Research highlights mental health impact of HG

Research highlights mental health impact of severe pregnancy sickness, HG Some women experienced suicidal thoughts after feeling isolated, depressed,...

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"It was so comforting to speak to someone that listened to me, understood my symptoms and most importantly made me feel like I wasn't overreacting."

85%

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

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.

You are not alone

If you think you are suffering from HG please call us for support on: 024 7638 2020
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