Hyperemesis and Malnutrition
How to survive Christmas when you have Hyperemesis. A blog by HG Campaigner Charlotte Howden.
As an HG Campaigner any coverage of HG is a positive thing. But what about when the portrayal of the condition is harmful to sufferers?
The 5 Big Insights and Hyperemesis. What more needs to be done to help new mothers and families with mental health.
I am still not sure if I had hyperemesis gravidarum. The last thing I want to do is take space away from women who are suffering, from women who are sick, and from women who are making impossible decisions. I only know one thing for certain: I was miserable, and I did not want toContinue reading “Why couldn’t I cope?”
When you think about getting pregnant and having a baby, I at least thought ‘Oh, I may get some morning sickness or nausea for the first 12 weeks and then be fine as so many people say’. Little did I know that I would be challenged with the toughest battle of my life just toContinue reading “Abbi’s story – HG Units”
To get release information for Sick please email us and ask to be on the mailing list. When Sick has been released to streaming platforms we will notify you. The Sick Film is a short documentary about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG), a life changing and debilitating complication of pregnancy, which leaves women suffering from extreme nauseaContinue reading “The Sick Film”
Drugs. Probably, no definitely, the last thing a pregnant woman thinks they will have to consider during their first trimester. When I first found out I was pregnant, I made a plan. I was going to start swimming everyday to keep my body healthy, help to keep my tone and to enjoy a new exercise,Continue reading “The pills on our tongues”
I reached out earlier this year to the Royal College of GPs and asked them to comment on some of the accounts and experiences that women have had with GPs when suffering with HG. This is what they replied. Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of GPs, said: “Vomiting in pregnancy is hugelyContinue reading “Right to reply from the Royal College of GPs”
Thanks for joining me on this journey to raising awareness for HG sufferers! We can do this, we can get the message out there and we can invoke change. Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton