There are some risk factors that have been related to the possibility of women suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum during pregnancy:
- Hyperemesis gravidarum in a previous pregnancy.
- Multiple pregnancy.
- Hydatidiform mole.
- Infection with H. pylori.
However, other risk factors could be obesity, diabetes, young age and not having had children before.
By Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 04/06/2022