Volunteer Conference 2020 Resources
Developing the Pregnancy Sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidarum Community.
Saturday 2nd May 2020
Pregnancy Sickness Support welcomes current and future volunteers to our fifth biennial conference.
This conference aims to be a training day for volunteers enabling skills and knowledge development alongside online networking and sharing opportunities
Further information from discussions at conference
The sufferer can reach out for help from police by calling 999 and then press 55. They can also go to their local branch of boots and use the private consulting room to call for help.
You can find more information in the links below
Preparing for an HG pregnancy:
How to get involved in the Bio-Resource Project:
‘Women who have experienced severe hyperemesis in the last 3 years can put themselves forward for the study by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
More info can be found here
Additional people that can be contacted are listed below -
- Transformational Lead for Maternity Services within CCG
- Patient Experience Manager within Clinical Commissioning Group
- Patient Experience Managers
- Perinatal Mental Health Teams
- Maternity Voices Partnership
- Maternity Matron
- GP Patient Participation Group
Patient and Public Involvement in Research:
Further to your involvement with the PSS PPI group you can also contact the R&D Department within your hospital who will direct you to the PPI group at that hospital.
Links further information you can use to support your fundraising posts:
We also have real life experiences here:https://www.pregnancysicknesssupport.org.uk/get-help/resources-get-help/
85% of pregnant women have two episodes of nausea per day.
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.
You are not aloneIf you think you are suffering from HG please call us for support on: 024 7638 2020
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There are loads of ways you can support our work, from having dinner with friends to shopping online!
"I've found having a peer supporter really useful. A few texts seems like such a small thing, but it’s meant a lot to know I’m not alone and that there is someone that I can speak to, who has been through it themselves"