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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***The following perspective is of HG Pharmacist and not of any organization or association in which she is affiliated or employed. How do doctors decide what medication to prescribe to pregnant women for nausea and vomiting? After working with hundreds of women around the world suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG), extreme nausea and vomiting during […]
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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.
Find Your Voice and Raise It May 15, 2020, will mark the 3rd annual International Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day. Events are being planned around the world to increase awareness and support, because while we know that this is not just morning sickness, the rest of the population needs to know too. This year’s theme is […]
I encourage hyperemesis gravidarum patients to discuss the possible use of granisetron with their doctors and reach out to the manufacturer to find out where and how to get it, if their insurance does not cover it, or if their local pharmacy does not carry it.
Over the last few months, I received many questions regarding the ranitidine (Zantac) recall. Women with morning sickness and/or hyperemesis gravidarum often take ranitidine to decrease their amount of stomach acid, allowing them to feel better throughout the day. This medication does not require a prescription, which means it has met a standard of safety […]
Pregnancy is a miraculous time and an unforgettable experience. That being said, it may also be accompanied by its own set of challenges. Two of the most common issues of pregnancy are nausea/indigestion and vomiting. Most women today are looking for more natural ways to balance their bodies and manage their health. Tea is one […]