From Morning Sickness To HG: Navigating The Hard Stuff

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From Morning Sickness To HG: Navigating The Hard Stuff

It’s month 2, and while only the size of a kidney bean, your baby is growing at a rapid pace. This growth spurt could be leaving you feeling exhausted, ravenous and sore. Turns out being pregnant isn't all sunshine and rainbows!

In this episode, we delve into the discomforts during pregnancy and ways to navigate tough times. From the impact of common emotional and physical challenges all the way through to coping with severe pregnancy complications.

We're joined by Martha Kalifatidis from Married At First Sight who suffered horrendously with hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) throughout her entire pregnancy. Plus, we’ve brought back our resident expert Dr Caroline De Costa to unpack the science behind common difficulties in pregnancy and how to come out the other side.

Everyone's experience is unique. Always seek medical advice to find what's right for you. 

If you are struggling with HG you can find local support here

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Hosts: Jessie Stephens & Gemma Pranita

With thanks to: Caroline De Costa & Martha Kalifatidis

Producer: Cassie Merritt

Executive Producer: Elissa Ratliff

Audio Producer: Madeline Joannou 

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