PLEASE HELP THIS IS NOT JUST MORNING SICKNESS
The reason for this blog, is because a special lady told me her story, and I felt that it was something to discuss with you all. So let the debate begin morning sickness vs hyperemesis gravidum? I know that symptoms can mimic each other to the point that even Doctors, think that your symptoms are of the lesser. With any encounter in the health care system it is always important to understand what symptoms need to be seen before a diagnosis can me made. So grab a pen and let's get to the point
However their is a fine line between morning sickness and HG (hyperemesis gravidarum). Now if you are Kate Middleton, your symptoms will be investigated to the point of no return to find a explanation for your continuous vomiting. For this reason I know that it can be quite a challenge for the average Women to convince their Doctor what they are going through is not a normal part of being preganant.
When Kate Middleton was hospitalized during her last pregnancy. It was noted that hyperemesis gravidarum (severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy), was the reason, which brought attention to the fact that “morning sickness” can be a serious matter.Research shows that 50 to 90 percent of pregnant women experience nausea and vomiting (NVP), while approximately one percent (or 4,000) experience the more severe HG. which is defined as persistent and excessive vomiting starting before the end of the 22nd week of pregnancy. Approximately 50% of these women require inpatient treatment