Hyperemesis Gravidarum is a type of vomiting that occurs during pregnancy.
It's common for women to have nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, especially in the first trimester and soon passes. In women with HG can experience more severe symptoms and often needs hospital treatment.
HG symptoms always begin within the first six weeks of pregnancy
Vomiting more than three to four times a day
The accompanying continuous nausea often doesn’t go away of appetite
Dizziness and light-headedness
The accompanying fatigue lasts for weeks or months
The mother experiences low weight gain during pregnancy
Frequently women with HG experience a complete loss of appetite
She may not be able to work or perform normal daily activities
Hyperemesis gravidarum can quickly and easily become a medical emergency; some women do require hospitalisation for intravenous fluids, electrolytes and glucose with bed rest.
You may be offered a combination of things from vitamins to even low doses of phenothiazines antipsychotic drugs. Clinical hypnosis is another treatment that, although considered alternative, is proving to be a powerful tool against HG in tests. Clinical hypnotherapy has even helped, one of the world’s most famous mum’s, The Duchess of Cambridge.
Within about four treatments most clients start seeing the benefits and go onto having a wonderful pregnancy, nausea free.
Feelings of or need for: morning sickness, nausea, dizziness, dehydration or drugs.