Pregnancy Sickness Support

12th October 2016

 

 

 

www.pregnancysicknesssupport.org.uk


Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is common on average affecting 70 -80% of pregnant women.

Most women find the first 12 weeks or so of pregnancy the most uncomfortable with nausea and tiredness. But for some women they can suffer extreme levels of

Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy is common on average affecting 70 -80% of pregnant women.

Most women find the first 12 weeks or so of pregnancy the most uncomfortable with nausea and tiredness. But for some women they can suffer extreme levels of sickness in pregnancy known as Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). This can be extremely debilitating, isolating and affect your health, wellbeing and even your ability to work and cope on a daily basis,.

There is help available via the UK Charity Pregnancy Sickness Support. where you can recieve fee advice and support from a range of professional and volunteer support workers. They have a helpline you can phone during the week Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm and outside of those hours you can leave a message and the support co-ordinator will get back to you. They can offer you advice about current treatments and services available in the UK. Also the charity a support network of women who have experienced HG across the UK and the support co-ordinator can match you with one near you for one-to-one support throughout your pregnancy.

Please do not suffer alone and do also ask your Gp for help if you are concerned about you health.

Take care

Alison x

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