Pregnancy and preparing to welcome your baby, can be the most exciting and life changing experience in a woman’s life.
But, sometimes the experience of expecting is not what mums-to-be expected. Women can experience nausea, vomiting, morning sickness symptoms, which can be a huge challenge, to say the least. Even healthy women like Kate Middleton can suffer from severe morning sickness.
Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG), is a medical term used to describe the symptoms of severe morning sickness and nausea in pregnancy. A small percentage of pregnant mums will suffer from this condition, and if not treated the dehydration can become life threatening. This condition frequently requires hospitalisation and IV treatment.
Pregnant mums affected by Hyperemesis Gravidarum suffer greatly, it is a debilitating and very stressful condition. Women say they find it hard to eat and hold down even a small meal. Others cannot bear to be around food, the mere smell of food can cause nausea. Hypnotherapy has been of help to neutralise and eliminate adverse reactions which cause morning sickness.
Fox News reported that a friend of Princess Kate said: “She finds it very hard to eat a full meal and gets full very quickly. She is having hypnotherapy to take away negative thoughts connected with food from the morning sickness, and replacing them with cravings for healthy, nutritious food.”
Princess Kate Middleton is expecting her first baby in June. For her own health and the health of her unborn baby she is seeking alternative therapy, such as hypnotherapy, to help overcome the stress associated with the overwhelming symptoms of morning sickness.
“Written by: Katherine Ferris, Clinical Hypnotherapist”