Pregnancy Sickness

Sick, Tired And Lonely: Why It's Time To Break The First Trimester Taboo

Rosie Newman | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK Parents
Rosie Newman

I have been pregnant twice and both times I was completely debilitated by HG. I will never intentionally fall pregnant again, because the thought of it is so completely unbearable. I couldn't justify putting my family through it, knowing the effect it would have on us all.

A Year Ago I Almost Died

J.J. Barnes | Posted 06.04.2017 | UK Parents
J.J. Barnes

A year ago today I was eighteen weeks pregnant and I had contracted swine flu, though at the time nobody knew that.  My mother-in-law came round and found me lying on the sofa in agony, throwing up, and feeling faint.  She was frightened for me and phoned my dad.

Because Honestly, I'm Just Feeling So Sick

Abbey Michelle | Posted 21.10.2017 | UK Parents
Abbey Michelle

Oh how I wish I was one of the ladies that "glow" with health and go swimming and jogging every day, filled with energy from the beauty of the new life within. But I am not. Maybe one day soon, yes, hopefully.

How to Irritate a Woman With Severe Pregnancy Sickness

Caroline Thain | Posted 01.07.2017 | UK Parents
Caroline Thain

Language is fundamental to how supported we feel. Misery is worsened by random friends or associates offering comments, showing they lack understanding. But if you still wish to irk a mum with hyperemesis, say these...