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Pregnancy Sickness Support is a registered UK charity working to improve care, treatment and support for women suffering from nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (NVP) and the severe form of the condition; hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). We are setting up a national support network for sufferers and raising awareness about the NVP and HG with the public, the media and health care professionals (HCPs). We are also involved in ongoing research into the cause and treatment of NVP and HG and the psychological impact for sufferers and their families.
I'm a registered general nurse. I am the vice chair trustee for Pregnancy Sickness Support. I spewed a LOT to get my three kids here... to produce the first two alone I spewed over 2,000 times! In short I had Hyperemesis Gravidarum (extreme vomiting in pregnancy). I'm extraordinarily passionate about raising awareness of hyperemesis gravidarum and improving care and treatment for women with HG.
Recently I've become a bit of a figure head for the cause having worked my socks off to establish a national support network for sufferers and my role as a trustee for PSS means I am a spokesperson for hyperemesis generally. I also aim to dispel myths about pregnancy sickness and to be honest, pregnancy generally.