Yes, hyperemesis gravidarum is characterized by intense and constant nausea and vomiting, affecting the woman's quality of life and the performance of daily activities. In addition, weight loss and dehydration can even lead to hospitalization of the pregnant woman.
Can hyperemesis gravidarum lead to sick leave?
By Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist).
Last Update: 04/05/2022
Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics.