I Have Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hyperemesis Gravidarum anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Hyperemesis Gravidarum. You're not alone. 119 People

    Over It!

    I am 24 weeks pregnant with my second, and I am really struggling at this point. I have a 4 yr old, I've had to stop work because of this sickness, and a month ago my long term relationship broke down. I really feel like there is no end in sight at this point. I know that's not...
    rach0702 rach0702
    2 Responses Mar 19, 2013

    Its Not What Most People Think

    Nearly 90% of pregnant women get morning sickness, its a normal side effect of pregnancy. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) on the other hand is something completely different. Its a literal nightmare for about 2% of pregnant women. In morning sickness you gain weight, in HG you lose...
    lindsaymacvean lindsaymacvean
    12 Responses Nov 4, 2011

    Here We Go Again...

    I'm 13 weeks pregnant with baby #2. I was really sick during my first pregnancy, but never diagnosed with hyperemesis. I threw up exactly 3 times a day everyday and had extremely debilitating nausea for 8 solid weeks before it started to improve at all. By week 16 I felt better...
    Emilychristen Emilychristen
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Jun 21, 2013

    My Battle With Hyperemesis Gravidarum

    39 weeks and 4 days being pregnant 35 weeks suffering from Hyperemesis 245 days of vomiting and suffering from nausea Over 2,200 tablets taken 1 month in hospital Countless medical tests Pre-eclampsia 1 perfect baby Hyperemesis completely took over my life and has changed my view...
    HGsucks HGsucks
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 15, 2012

    Can't Go Much Longer

    I'm here to look for support from people who have or are experiencing this, as everyone around me just thinks I'm over reacting. I've been diagnosed with Hyperemesis gravidarum, and it's hitting me bad I have no energy I cannot keep anything down, not even fluids, and my 2 year...
    Missrabbit01 Missrabbit01
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 3, 2012

    Am I Pregnant Or Terminal?

    God, are you there? It's me CAROLINE. I know I should be ecstatic that I am feeling sick, after suffering two miscarraiges with no pregnancy symptoms. But I am so sick it is debilitating. I am vomiting every two hours and nauseas constantly...constantly....it's only been a week...
    Carrie1971 Carrie1971
    1 Response Jun 13, 2013

    My Hg Experience

    Hi all, So here is my story. I am an expat living in France when I got pregnant with my little sweat pea. What a nightmare! Not only was I throwing up 20 times a day but at first no-one there had ever heard of HG. Luckily I had had a friend who had had it, so I knew the...
    framboises framboises
    1 Response Mar 20, 2012

    Hyperemissis Had Changed Me.

    I'm writing you my hyperemissis story because there needs to be more understanding about this life threatening condition. yes i say life threatening because i went from a size 10 to a size 6. here is my story. As i sit here reading that Princess kate had hyperemissis in the first...
    mia222 mia222
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 7, 2013

    Had It Twice, But It All Worked Out

    I had two extremely severe cases of HNG. I thought the babies were trying to kill me from the inside out. It was horrible and what was worse, is people just thought it was plain old morning sickness and not very empathetic. I threw up all day, everyday. I started throwing up...
    tjmama tjmama
    1 Response Jan 3, 2013

    Does It Ever Get Better?

    I've had HG with two pregnancies, all 40 weeks. Much worse with baby #2 but by the time baby #2 came along so had Zofran and that was a total lifesaver. For my first I took Phenergen for the constant nausea but I really only slept. I lost 57 lbs during my first pregnancy and even...
    candywitch candywitch
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Aug 12, 2010

    This is my second time being pregnant,

    my second time with HG. Right now I am laying in bed, where I've been for the past few weeks, enjoying the few minutes of relief I have. I can't wait for my doctors appointment so that I can get some medicine. I've felt so weak and depressed since it's started but I survive...
    ReeseThompson0424 ReeseThompson0424
    22-25, F
    Jul 12, 2014

    So Fed Up, Not Sure I Can Cope

    hi i have come accross this board after looking for support. this is my 2nd experience of hyperemesis. the fist experience didnt end well. i terminated the pregnancy at 13 weeks. and before you judge me let me explain why. i was being sick constantly. i already had 2 children...
    yellowdino yellowdino
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Apr 17, 2012

    HG Baby #3

    I am 38. My son is 15 and daughter 4. I had HGboth times. Picc line and TPN. I am pregnant now about 5 weeks and starting to feel bad. I already started ZOFRAN. I need all the support I can get... PLEASE
    meemee75 meemee75
    4 Responses May 5, 2013

    Story Of Aprilia

    I had this condition only months ago when I found out I was pregnant . I'm a newlywed born again Christian and so is my husband , I have a 10 year old son . I remember being sick with my son for months but eventually it subsided after 5 months . Well this baby , my baby girl...
    KTahlon KTahlon
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Jan 15, 2013

    A Hopeless Wife

    I have hyperemesis gravidarum. I am a young lady who's first time getting out of bed for longer than 5 minutes happened today. When I first got pregnant with my daughter at 16, I experienced this complication. With love and support I made it with her. With that pregnancy I...
    rsallen rsallen
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Sep 15, 2009

    Third Pregnancy, Third Diagnosis Of Hyperemesis Gravidarum!

    I am in absolute agony, and just like delivery I think the joy of seeing your baby and knowing the pain is over you forget just how bad it was. My first pregnancy I started showing symptoms at 5 weeks and by 8 weeks it became so sever that people at work started to gossip that I...
    Ramquist Ramquist
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jul 16, 2012

    I'm So Scared. Please Tell Me Its Ok

    I am 9 weeks with hg. I am so scared and alone. Everyday is such a struggle and today I feel lower than low. I haven't even been able to get out of bed in over two weeks. How could I possibly make it seven more months.I keep losing weight and I am so scared of the damage I'm...
    Lana17 Lana17
    31-35, F
    7 Responses Aug 1, 2013

    THC = “The Heavenly Cure” ~ How Medical Marijuana Cured My Morning Sickness & Nearly Saved My Life

    I am a 32 year-old, wife and homeschooling mother of five children with baby #6 on the way.  With each previous pregnancy my morning sickness got progressively worse and the vomiting more violent throughout the day and night, to the point where the nausea completely immobilized...
    MMmomof6 MMmomof6
    7 Responses Sep 14, 2011

    3rd Time Around, What Was I Thinking?!

    I'm a 27 year old experiencing hyperemesis for the third time. I have two boys one 6, and one 3, the sex of my current baby unknown since I am only at week 14. My vomiting started at 6 weeks and rapidly progressed, by the middle of week 6 I had already had 3 ER visits for...
    Thirdtimehopeful Thirdtimehopeful
    5 Responses Jan 3, 2013

    Hyperemesis Has Changed Me

    my sickness started at 5 weeks.. i went to hospital for really bad pain in the chest after vomiting. they put me on a drip and gave me maxalon. that didn't help at all... i was admitted to hospital for a few days with what they said was a kidney infection.. i was in so much pain...
    lin100 lin100
    1 Response Oct 20, 2012

    Here are some tips. This is long - I hope it

    helps somebody. Nothing i have found makes you feel completely better, but the point is to not be nutrient-deficient and dehydrated, and hopefully at least minimally functional. #1 MEDICINE. Got to have it. For me the melt-under-tongue zofran barely worked and only for like an...
    Sptmbrmama Sptmbrmama
    31-35, F
    Aug 10, 2015

    Is A Third Time A Good Idea?

    My first pregnancy, I had HG right from the word go. I had three jobs, a pony and two large dogs which I adored. You could say I had a very active lifestyle and loved it. I had to leave two jobs due to HG the other I took leave. My partner at the time was unemployed and that...
    chariot chariot
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Apr 20, 2011

    I know what I'll do. I'll try to post some

    advice from things I've learned having hg 3 times. I have to try to do something positive with this or I dont know if I'll make it man for real. My kids are 11 and 8. I'm 32 and this is #3, and seemingly the worst, probably for various reasons. I'm older, fatter and i dont...
    Sptmbrmama Sptmbrmama
    31-35, F
    Aug 9, 2015

    Battling Hyperemesis!!!

    I am currently battling hyperemesis gravidarum. Anyone who has or is knows how terrible it can get. I am sixteen weeks and my hospital visits started at six weeks. From six weeks till thirteen weeks I spent about three days every week in the hospital getting IV hydration and...
    lovemybump lovemybump
    22-25, F
    Apr 3, 2013

    Just Diagnosed

    I spent yesterday afternoon at a hospital after fainting from dehydration. I couldn't keep anything down I was seen monday at the hospital nothing changed my symptoms still here. It took fainting to get anything done.. Then Last night I was diagnosed with Hyperemesis. Scary thing...
    matthewsmommy matthewsmommy
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Jul 30, 2009

    My Tale Hyperemesis For The.second Timee!

    I am almost 12 weeks along and have hyperemesis for the second time! My daughter is 19 months and I thought it was bad with her! I was hospitalized once with her had many er trips but this time ive been hospitilized about 3 weeks to the point of puking up pure blood! I have had...
    breanna2012 breanna2012
    4 Responses Dec 11, 2012

    My relief is the few hours I sleep peacefully

    when I am getting I'V fluids and zofran. Than I wait a few days as i slowly deteriorate and go back and do it again. I can't sleep. My stomach hurts too bad. My husband gets mad at me for not taking care of my 3 yr old daughter in the manner he chooses. I need some windows open...
    Ohmetz Ohmetz
    31-35, F
    3 Responses May 18, 2014

    Second Times A Charm...

    I had HG 11 years ago with my son. My HG was real bad to the point where I had to get a pic line placed in my arm, due to me having collassaped veins. Needless to say, my son had two strokes to the brain when I was 3 months pregnant. I strongly believe they were caused by all the...
    2timearound13 2timearound13
    1 Response Jan 6, 2013

    I'm 16 weeks with my second child

    and I have hg.... Again. I feel like I'm dying and guilty for wishing this was over already. I love my daughter and I know I will love this baby but I will NEVER get pregnant again. Sex isn't worth it!!!!!
    noley87 noley87
    26-30, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2014

    This is my very first pregnancy; I am 19 years

    old. I don't usually find myself needing outside support from other than my husband or my family....but this has become completely different than anything else I have ever dealt with. I have always been told that people have morning sickness when they are pregnant, but this is...
    melissa1313 melissa1313
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 23, 2015

    Support For Hyperemesis Gravidarum Moms

    I have read a few of the stories about women who are suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum. I would like to pass on some information that may help these women. I have a friend who has been pregnant 11 times and given birth to only three children because of this condition. A few...
    Chris5000 Chris5000
    46-50, F
    Oct 8, 2013

    Sad Experience

    I HAD hyperemesis. that was in 2004 . i learned about it after my ob-gyne told me so. i had 2 ob-gyne for my first and only child but the two doctors never knew what was wrong with my severe vomitting. they keep tellin e it was normal...i thought it was..but i know it shld last...
    Sheila622 Sheila622
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Sep 28, 2009

    The Hell Of Hyperemesis

    Hello fellow survivors! I am in month 4 of my second pregnancy with an extreme case of HG. Exactly the same as the first time. True pregnancy hell, and I would only say that in this forum. I was forced to take medication the first time after trying to push past my doctors...
    callmebarfy callmebarfy
    Dec 2, 2012

    It's sad i dont have to describe the symptoms

    because you know what its like. But what a comfort to find people who know what its like. I wish i knew someone in real life. People either try to relate with their little morning sickness and nausea or admit that they have no idea, cluck their tounges in sympathy, and offer the...
    Sptmbrmama Sptmbrmama
    31-35, F
    Aug 9, 2015

    And I've just had a week ling reprieve due to

    anti sickness medication at last, after a spent a day in hospital on a drip. I feel its so unfair in expected to just get on with anything because in pregnant and "not ill." I beg to differ. I am both. The wonderfulness that comes from knowing I will be a mother doesn't...
    sylviaturner sylviaturner
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 18, 2014

    Hypermesis Gravidarum

    I am now 17 weeks pregnant and am able to read and understand alot more about HG.  I had it with my son and also with this pregnancy.  To anyone suffering through this right now...know that you are not alone, let others help you and that we can get through this!!
    RyleeGirl RyleeGirl
    22-25, F
    Feb 27, 2010

    I'm 10 weeks prego been battling HG

    since week 2. it's been a rough go was in the middle of moving and job changing when I got diagnosed. constantly in and out of the hospital started my new job and could only work a couple days and have either been off work or in the hospital rest if the time now it's gotten to...
    inthismoment7106 inthismoment7106
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 10, 2015

    HG Hell!

    This is my second pregnancy and I am only around 8 weeks pregnant. I am suffering from HG and am off work because of it. Luckily my 3 year old daughter goes to nursery 3 days a week but her dad, my partner, works full time so I am on my own. I am finding it really difficult to do...
    RosieC92 RosieC92
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 23, 2013

    Hi, I'm new to this forum.

    I am going to have a 3rd pregnancy soon. Not pregnant yet. I had severe HG both my first 2 pregnancies. I am a little scared but I want another child. pray that my next pregnancy is not as bad. Thanks ladies.
    cmd7 cmd7
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 13, 2014

    Feeling Like I Just Can't Do It Anymore

    This is horrible to say, but I'm feeling like I wish I wasn't pregnant. I was SO excited when I found out I was pregnant but this has been anything but happy for me. I've been admitted to the hospital 4 times for hydration (once over night), throw up at least 1-2 times a day and...
    HOConnor HOConnor
    7 Responses Nov 15, 2012

    Begining To Lose Hope

    I am 10 weeks, although it feels like more time has passed. I was notified i have H.G. when i was 6 weeks along. That was all the doctors told me nothing more. They did not give me any other information on it. So being me i looked it up a hundred times hoping and praying that i...
    Mommakay Mommakay
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2012

    New Mom....so Much Vomit

    I am pregnant for the first time. I am 24 years old. The baby was a suprise, and my boyfriend and I although shocked, are excited. What is not exciting is the vomiting. I am nausous all day. I am on two different kinds of medication. Both of which do not really work. I have tried...
    Xgirly Xgirly
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Oct 3, 2012

    Politically im prochoice: government shouldnt

    tell a woman what to do with her body. Personally im prolife. Ive been thinking more and more about abortion. its like whatever is making me feel like this, get it out! This "condition" is unrelenting misery. And nobody seems to know about it or understand. I could cry....but i...
    Sptmbrmama Sptmbrmama
    31-35, F
    1 Response Aug 12, 2015

    We Need A Cure

    I have been tagged with SEVERE HYPEREMESIS GRAVIDARUM.  It is terrible this time around, I had it with the other 2 pregnancies but not this bad.  I am currently 14 weeks preg and I have already been hospitalized 3 times.    The pill Zofran was not able to...
    rekhare1 rekhare1
    31-35, F
    Dec 27, 2009

    Not What I Expected

    I knew to expect some nausea and vomiting with pregnancy but what I got was Hyperemesis Gravidarum and my family has not been supportive at all, my mother told me every woman goes through this and I just have to suck it up and this was before I got my prescription. I couldn't eat...
    desiLana desiLana
    26-30, F
    3 Responses May 11, 2013

    I want to be drugged,

    in the hospital, only hearing the sounds of nurses walking between aisles and changing I'V lines. I love friendly nurses. They can be a saving grace. I'V fluids have a place in heaven. Zofran I hate but there are times when I don't want to know what the next minute will be like...
    Ohmetz Ohmetz
    31-35, F
    1 Response May 17, 2014

    My Sister

    my sister is pregnant and is scared because she lost her last baby due to HG. I have never heard of this and would like some insight to how i can help her and maybe get some advice for her to help during her pregnancy to lower the risk of loosing the baby..... Any help would be...
    denisevill denisevill
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 8, 2013
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