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RCOG release guidelines for Pregnancy Sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidarum

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) have released new national guidelines for the treatment of nausea, vomiting in pregnancy and Hyperemesis Gravidarum – the guidelines are long awaited by sickness sufferers and are the first national guidelines to cover the subject.  Morning sickness affects around 80% of pregnant women and is one of the most common reasons they are admitted to hospital.  Hyperemesis gravidarum is a severe form of nausea in pregnancy, which affects between 1% and 3% of women.

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