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Hyperemesis gravidarum

When the nausea of the first trimester of pregnancy is very strong and persistent, it is no longer considered normal and may be hyperemesis gravidarum. This condition may appear as early as 6-8 weeks of gestation and usually begins to subside by about 20 weeks.

Hyperemesis gravidarum occurs in 0.3-3.6% of pregnancies and, due to constant vomiting, causes the pregnant woman to avoid eating and lose weight.

By (embryologist) and (psychologist).
Last Update: 04/06/2022