When it comes to Hyperemesis Gravidarum, knowing what you’re up against and how to advocate for yourself is key. Here’s what to look for, and what to do if you’ve recently been diagnosed.
Are you currently pregnant and food is no longer your friend? Are you losing weight instead of gaining? Are you in close proximity to a bucket or toilet at all times? You may be one of the unlucky few that suffer from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) – a pregnancy condition where extreme nausea and/or vomiting leads to dehydration and a loss in body mass.
Take it from a five-time survivor – getting through HG is a battle, but with proper aid, you come out the other side with a healthy baby. I’ve assembled some basic need-to-knows and strategies for you and your loved ones.
Current HG victims should read with caution. Possible food/word triggers below.
HG is a real medical condition