One of the many challenges of women suffering from nausea and vomiting during pregnancy is that they are not able to keep down their prenatal vitamins. Lacking these vitamins, which are necessary for the health of the mom and development of the baby, in turn leads the mom to worry that she is already not […]
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Considering that Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is estimated to affect around 2% of pregnant women, there is a limited selection of books about this devastating disease state. While 2% may sound like a low number, based on the annual number of births in the United States each year, 2% equates to around 75,000 women. That number […]
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***Disclaimer*** The following article is for information only and not to be taken as medical advice. Consult your doctor before trying any products discussed, as there are potential dangerous risks to everything ingested or absorbed during pregnancy. Some challenges with nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, from Morning Sickness (MS) to Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is that […]
First, a note to my readers: I am often contacted by significant others for advice on how to support their loved ones through Hyperemesis Gravidarum, so as a change of pace, I am taking a step away from medication information and sharing this lighthearted guest post written by Phillip Carr of Youryearlycheckup.com. A bit about […]
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I see doctors who understand that women cannot swallow pills prescribe dissolvable pills, suppositories and intravenous (IV) medications while ignoring a comfortable medication route: topical patches.
I originally wrote this as a LinkedIn post, in hopes to reach the medical practitioners working with pregnant women, but I received such a tremendous response that I am sharing it here so it can be shared indefinitely. Here’s to improving care of women with Hyperemesis Gravidarum! My medical records when I was #pregnant at 8 wks, […]
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Enjoy this infographic summarizing medications that you do not swallow that can be taken at home. I intentionally left out any medications that require a needle, but keep in mind ondansetron (Zofran) and metoclopramide (Reglan) pumps as other home options which have worked wonders for many HG moms. The key is finding a treatment regimen […]
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This blog is based on an Instagram Live that Kimber McGibbon, RN and Co-founder of the HER Foundation, did on December 20, 2020. Festive times for others can be the most difficult times for an HG moms. Here are our suggestions to help survive holidays and other celebratory events. Kimber and Danielle’s Instagram conversation from […]
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Disclaimer: This information is presented as a reference only and should not be construed as medical advice. It is assumed by the author that you are under the care of a licensed physician and that before performing any of the techniques described herein that discussion has occurred as to the appropriateness of these methodologies in […]
My heart went out to this pregnant woman in our ER, getting her IV in place, and I wanted her to know she’s not alone.