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News archive

3 October 2019

Helpline Closed 7-11th Oct 2019

The Staff and Trustees of Pregnancy Sickness Support will be attending ICHG2019. During this time the PSS Helpline will be closed. For support and information...

20 September 2019

Pregnancy & Baby Charities Network – How we work with other charities

The Pregnancy & Baby Charities Network represents UK charities whose focus includes one or more of the following: to reduce the number of babies...

2 July 2019

Wild Women Challenge

Wild Women Challenge Chairperson Caitlin along with her friend Lorraine and survival expert Megan Hine are taking on an immense challenge to complete...

15 May 2019

The Sick Film Trailer is Here!

The Sick Film is a documentary about Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Presented by Charlotte Howden, a TV presenter from the UK and produced by Good Guys Productions....

15 May 2019

Largest study of sickness in pregnancy launches

Women with severe sickness during pregnancy are being invited to join the largest study of the condition in Europe, led by Guy’s and St Thomas’...

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,...
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.

85%

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

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

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