Hyperemesis Gravidarum is not morning sickness. HG and morning sickness is like Apples and oranges, day vs night you cannot compare the two . Learn the facts about HG before you tell a mother with HG to eat a cracker , you need to educate yourself . I cant fix stupid , big pharmacy hasn’t made any medications currently FDA approved for it . However, I can surely try to educate them. Crackers do not help HG, nor water, and no ginger or soda pop .
HG =Crackers and water our enemy.
HG = Nine months of hell .
What is Hyperemesis Gravidarum?
HG is “unrelenting, excessive pregnancy-related nausea and/or vomiting that prevents adequate intake of food and fluids.” It causes severe dehydration and malnourishment in the mother.
• In just 2 weeks of vomiting your at high risk of Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE). Hyperemesis Gravidarum, with HG you can have a deficiency of thiamine. results from body stores being unable to meet increased metabolic demands.
HG and morning sickness are not the same. Don’t let anyone tell you that they are the same as they are NOT . HG can turn deadly fast . (WE) Wernicke’s Encephalopathy almost killed me and my baby . This is something most doctors only have read about it but never treated a patient for it.
HG is not a normal pregnancy. You can’t eat or drink, your whole pregnancy . Your have severe nausea and or vomiting. This affects your everyday life .
Facts of HG
HG causes premature birth. Many HG mothers are not aware of this. HG mothers are 4 times more likely to give birth early, I bet you were not aware of this were you ?
HG can cause lifelong health issues for mother and baby after HG is over. Often at times, mothers are left to suffer alone and not have understanding and feel depressed and suffer from PTSD, PPD,PPA. PPOCD . Check out my blog on PPA PPD
HG is life threatening and not a joke. It is a severe form of nausea and vomiting that can lead to death of the child and mother.
1 out 3 babies do not make it to a live birth. we believe this number is much higher, because we have personally known so many HG mothers who have lost their babies due to HG. Are you aware? The research we have done is more like 3 out 5 dont make it to a life birth.
Crackers and soda will not help HG. Telling an HG mom to suck it up and eat crackers is a slap in the face.
If you are trying to understand the difference between Hyperemesis Gravidarum and morning sickness you can visit my website at http://www.hg-before-during-and-the-aftermath.com/what-is-hg.html
You can also watch my video that I explain Hyperemesis Gravidarum vs morning sickness at : MY Youtube video Hyperemesis Gravidarum vs morning sickness
If you like more information on HG and help understand this is real , Hyperemesis Gravidarum is real and it can kill a mother and their unborn child , please reach out to me.
Mothers with Hyperemesis want to be validated and believed. However , all the symptoms of HG are real , it’s not in their head and no they are not doing this for attention. HG is serious. HG is life threatening, if mothers do not get aggressive medical care they can die due to dehydration and malnourishment.
Don’t cracker an HG mom. You may get punched in the face and be called a asshole.
Please don’t assume you know what Hyperemesis Gravidarum is if you haven’t gone through it you can’t understand it . Please stop thinking HG and morning sickness are the same thing. I cannot stand when stupid people refuse to learn how deadly Hyperemesis Gravidarum is……
Learn , educate yourself and most of all be HG aware.
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If your a HG mom and currently suffering , your not alone please reach out to me so I can help you.
You are not alone in this, please remember that .
“HG is not in our head , it’s in our genes 🧬 “
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Watch this video of Marlena at UCLA . This is ground breaking