Hyperemesis gravidarum: 'You just feel like you're dying;' “This is times a thousand morning sickness.”
With the bombshell news that Duchess Kate is pregnant with a royal heir and has been hospitalized with a rare pregnancy complication called hyperemesis gravidarum, there is one thing that Ann Marie King wants to make clear.
“This is not morning sickness,” says King, who suffered from the condition during her pregnancy and later started a support group for sufferers. “This is times a thousand morning sickness.”
|by Anonymous||reply 26||12/03/2012|
That fetus is defective -- mark my words.
She will not carry it to term.
|by Anonymous||reply 1||12/03/2012|
hyperemesis gravidarum is not a rare condition.
|by Anonymous||reply 3||12/03/2012|
I hope William and Kate's baby is fine. You just know that once Elton John heard the news, he lit a small, single birthday candle, opened a window for the breeze and he started writing a tribute.
|by Anonymous||reply 4||12/03/2012|
It's not a recognized term in your PPO benefits guide, Kate.
Sorry, but you'll still be expected to show up for work Tuesday. I'll frame Monday's absence as a 'Personal Day'.
Thanks and Feel Better!
|by Anonymous||reply 5||12/03/2012|
[quote] but is it a boy!!!??
It doesn't matter. The laws been changed. This baby (male or female) will succeed William
|by Anonymous||reply 9||12/03/2012|
For fuck's sake, she'll live. Fans of royalty make me barf. I don't want anything bad to happen to anyone's unborn child, but the fans - I want to put them in a concentration camp.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||12/03/2012|
I think Kate has been starving herself for so long that she hates having to eat for two.
|by Anonymous||reply 13||12/03/2012|
Pregnant women used to die from hyperemesis gravidarum all the time before modern medicine. It was as common as dying in childbirth.
|by Anonymous||reply 14||12/03/2012|
[quote]It was as common as dying in childbirth.
No, the condition is quite rare. Less than 1/2 of 1% of all pregnancies. And of those, not everyone died who had it back in the day.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||12/03/2012|
You know, when I heard that Kate was pregnant, I told her to abort. Abort! Abort! Abort! Flush it down the pan, I said! Bring me a knitting needle!
|by Anonymous||reply 16||12/03/2012|
OMFG I read this about the disease. Holy shit. And this woman went on apparently to get pregnant AGAIN.
|by Anonymous||reply 17||12/03/2012|
[quote] No, the condition is quite rare. Less than 1/2 of 1% of all pregnancies. And of those, not everyone died who had it back in the day.
nope. One in 50 pregnant women experience this
|by Anonymous||reply 18||12/03/2012|
Maybe if she wasn't starving herself...
|by Anonymous||reply 19||12/03/2012|
[quote]That fetus is defective -- mark my words. She will not carry it to term.
Wow! You have magical prophetic powers!
Make yourself useful: which Lotto numbers should we choose?
|by Anonymous||reply 20||12/03/2012|
Never mind him ... what is Nate Silver predicting?
|by Anonymous||reply 21||12/03/2012|
r10 - I was thinking the same thing. It's like Rosemary's baby.
After Diana was impregnated, she, too, suffered from severe morning sickness, anorexia and became near suicidal.
And, now, sensible Kate is having problems.
A Windsor fetus taxes the woman carrying it too much - sometimes to the point of madness. However, a Windsor woman can carry any child without difficulty - I understand that Liz, Anne and Margaret had no problems. The babies just slipped out during delivery, too.
It's that family's DNA.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||12/03/2012|
It's right out of Anne Rice's "The Witches!"
|by Anonymous||reply 23||12/03/2012|
Jessica Lange has offered to help take care of Kate.
Trust me, Kate, check into Briarcliff Manor. Sister Jude will provide extra special care for you and your precious unborn baby.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||12/03/2012|
Of course there's a support group. What frau ailment would be complete without one?
|by Anonymous||reply 25||12/03/2012|