Blood Clot Awareness Month

The risk of clotting or embolism increases due to pregnancy and is exacerbated by dehydration, malnutrition, and immobility due to Hyperemesis Gravidarum. HER research finds that HG patients have an 8-fold increased risk of blood clots after an HG pregnancy compared to controls. 

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Sepsis Awareness Month

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), sepsis is a leading cause of maternal mortality. Hyperemesis Gravidarum significantly increases risk of sepsis because of reduced immune function, invasive procedures, and urinary tract infections. If you suspect sepsis, get immediate care. Every hour matters. Sepsis is when the body’s response to…

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