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Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Statistics about Hyperemesis Gravidarum

The facts about hyperemesis gravidarum that is a rare condition and effective treatments exist. While statistics can create a broad picture of the nature of the condition, each woman’s situation will be different and only she and her doctor can develop a treatment strategy to meet her unique needs.

Relevant statistics of hyperemesis gravidarum and morning sickness:

  • 80% of all women experience morning sickness in the first 3 months of pregnancy
  • only 0.3% to 2% of pregnancies are affected by hyperemesis gravidarum
  • hyperemesis gravidarum is the most common reason for hospitalization during the first half of pregnancy
  • it is the second leading cause of hospitalization during pregnancy
  • the annual cost of hyperemesis gravidarum exceeds $200 million in the U.S.

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