Hyperemesis Gravidarum Support (HG): NO ONE IS SAFE!

 In Motherhood

Since there is such a misunderstanding and downplay on Hyperemesis Gravidarum, I thought I’d put together a short list of well known figures, some you may know and some you may not, who have brought HG to light. This is NOT GLORIFIED MORNING SICKNESS, it is an extremely debilitating condition that could lead to very serious health issues and even death, if left untreated!

WE ARE NOT ALONE LADIES!

Rich or poor, famous or not, healthy or unhealthy, educated or uneducated, HG knows no barrier and can shake up anyone’s life emotionally, physically, and financially.

Kate Middleton

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Duchess of Cambridge and wife of Prince William suffered with Hyperemesis Gravidarum during her pregnancies with both Prince George (2013) and Princess Charlotte (2015). Royalty can’t even save you. But look at those adorable babies, well worth every minute of agony.

Kelly Clarkson 

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Singer, songwriter, and the winner of the first season of American Idol also suffered with Hyperemesis Gravidarum during her first pregnancy with her daughter, River Rose, and is currently suffering HG with her second pregnancy.

Kirstie Allsop

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British TV presenter, businesswoman, and journalist, Kirstie Allsopp also suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum and has spoken out of how truly misunderstood this condition is.   Check out this brief Kirstie Allsopp article for her point of view on HG.

Jenny Frost

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English singer, dancer, and model, Jenny Frost stated she suffered with Hyperemesis Gravidarum while pregnant with her twin boys, born in 2013.

Check out Jenny Frost’s article on HG.

Charlotte Bronte

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English novelist and poet,Charlotte Bronte, best known for her novel, Jane Eyre, was believed to have suffered Hyperemesis Gravidarum, which led to her and her unborn child’s death in 1855. It was stated that she suffered sensations of perpetual nausea and ever-recurring faintness, which made many believe HG played a huge role in her death.

If you are suffering with Hyperemesis Gravidarum and in need of more information, advocacy, emotional support, or even help locating a better medical team, please visit the HER Foundation.

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I came across this Hyperemesis Gravidarum  article (click the link), written by Jessica Martin-Weber, a 6-TIME HG SURVIVOR, yes SIX TIMES. She is such a warrior. Check out her blog: The Leaky Boob.

Do you know any other celebrities or well-known figures that have suffered from HG, if so please comment below.

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  • Millanne - @millascken

    Not that I love other women suffering HG but it is thanks to these women that people have created awareness about this condition and that it is now discussed in many other areas. Even the smallest mention helps people to put aside their ignorance and the “It’s just morning sickness” stuff! This is why I am so grateful that on a successful series like “Jane the Virgin “- The CW show one of its character is suffering from this disease spreading info about it. I loved this post, keep rocking girl!

    • themrsyepes

      Thanks girl 🙂 I have to check out Jane the Virgin, I’m so behind on TV. Thank you for supporting ????????

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