A Genetic Clue about Extreme Nausea in Pregnancy

A Genetic Clue about Extreme Nausea in Pregnancy

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Bridge Collapse, Hygge, "Sing, Unburied, Sing"

Episode: Bridge Collapse, Hygge, "Sing, Unburied, Sing"

  • Mar 27, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 15:14 mins

Guest: Marlena Fejzo, PhD, Associate Researcher of Medicine, UCLA and Associate Researcher of Obstetrics-Gynecology, USC The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, is weeks away from delivering her third child. All of her pregnancies have been marked by an extreme form of nausea and vomiting called hyperemis gravidarium that often requires hospitalization to treat. Living as she does in the public eye, the Duchess has brought publicity to a serious condition that is not well-understood.  But researchers are zeroing in on what may cause hyperemis gravidarium, or HG.