As the world celebrates the news of an expected royal baby, a mother from the Midlands who has had the same severe pregnancy sickness as the Duchess of Cambridge says the condition is horrendous.
Like the Duchess, Sara Hannak suffered from Hyperemesis gravidarum, a condition which can make eating and drinking impossible. She lost two stone due to the illness. A warning that Balvinder Sidhu's report contains flash photography.
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