Useful Websites for Pregnancy Sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidarum
The Hyperemesis Education and Research (Her) Foundation is an American site with a wealth of information and help. They have a forum for sufferers and leaflets to give friends and relatives. They also have information about lots of treatments and research links.
SOS Morning Sickness is a website dedicated entirely to nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. It is a Canadian site and provides information about Diclectin.
Motherisk is a programme in Canada which is pioneering the way for treatment of pregnancy complications including Hyperemesis Gravidarum.
Beyond Morning Sickness is the accompanying website to the book by Ashli Foshee McCall.
There is a Dutch website about Hyperemesis Gravidarum also.
MIDIRS website – www.midirs.org contains information on the condition for midwives and student midwives
Spewing Mummy is a blog by Caitlin Dean, one of the trustees of Pregnancy Sickness Support. It documents her journey into her third hyperemetic pregnancy and her involvement with the charity.
Hyperemesis Heroine is a blog by one of our volunteers who has documented her experience of deciding to go for a second pregnancy and her ongoing experience of her treatment.
Adventures of Adam is a blog run by our trustee Emma Edwards and provides dozens of activities specifically suitable for women suffering hyperemesis to entertain their toddlers at home.
Online Support Forums
We have our own online forum now with sections for partners and family as well. Please check it out as it's the safest place to get online support. It is administrated and moderated by our registered and trained volunteers.
There is also a Mumsnet forum for hyperemesis which a number of our volunteers are active on.
The Helpher.org site has an active forum; it is largely American users but there are a number of UK women there also.
"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."
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Some women experienced suicidal thoughts after feeling isolated, depressed, anxious and unable to care for themselves and their families
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Volunteer Peer Supporters work with sufferers on a 1-2-1 basis via text, email, phone or sometimes face to face throughout their pregnancy while symptoms persist
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