Useful websites

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 – 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 site has an active forum; it is largely American users but there are a number of UK women there also.


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


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


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