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  1. Your experiences: suffering with hyperemesis gravidarum

    Charlotte Howden suffered with such severe sickness during her pregnancy, that she would even vomit when she swallowed her own saliva. She now campaigns for more awareness about the debilitating condition hyperemesis gravidarum.

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  2. Pregnant in the pandemic: Ben’s story

    Here Ben tells us what pregnancy was like for him and his wife, how the pandemic changed (and didn't change) their birth experience plus his tips for other dads-to-be.

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  3. Your experiences: Fighting maternity discrimination

    Joeli Brearley, founder of Pregnant Then Screwed, tells us how she’s tackling maternity discrimination and what we can all do to change things for the better for working mums

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  4. Your experiences: Jenny Rumney

    Jenny Rumney shares how her strong NCT friendships supported her through her miscarriages.

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  5. Leigh’s story: HELLP Syndrome and #hugoslegacy

    Leigh Kendall talks about her experience with HELLP Syndrome and why all pregnant women should know about the signs and symptoms.

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  6. Your experiences: Sick to the stomach

    Rebecca Welton tells us how she suffered from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) during both of her pregnancies.

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  7. Your experiences: Tough times

    Laura Lawrence tells us about suffering facial paralysis when she was seven months pregnant.

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  8. Your experiences: The pregnancy itch

    Amy Sparkes shares how she
    coped with intrahepatic cholestasis (severe itching) during pregnancy.

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