Royal pain: What is hyperemesis gravidarum?
Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in
- Duration 3:19
- Date Dec 4, 2012
Dr. Marc Siegel weighs in
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-- -- William just arriving at the hospital where pregnant wife Kate Middleton is waking up this morning.
Have to suffering from some severe morning sickness what's that good a condition known as.
You know -- -- -- the doctor call it what it is because it's hard -- anyway strikes 2% of expecting moms it can be an indicator something else which is twins.
Joining -- out -- in Fox's medical eighteens doctor Marc Siegel it's hype.
Or something -- Piper Meese describe their -- -- -- vomiting gravel there I'm pregnant.
-- go back to the last -- thank you very much one to 2% of all pregnancies have this Gretchen and actually it's the number two cause of hospitalization.
-- to preterm labor so it's a big problem morning sickness 80% of women everyone out there knows about morning session.
Severe morning sickness when you continue to run -- that becomes a medical emergency.
You have to put the pressure in the hospital.
And use intravenous fluids and the problem is you really can't stop the fluent as long as the vomit in -- one of the agency things about this particular condition doctor as you know is it sometimes is an indicator of twins.
Well that's a happy thought and yet if the parents are ready for it also puts more common in daughters believe -- -- -- That's not a meth from him and that the main issue is well how could become -- and sons.
No I mean if you're gonna happen or -- not unless there's an -- I think senator -- your -- now Brian thank you.
Very much a mistake I couldn't topic until -- -- real life threatening condition if you don't replace the fluids replaced the reflector lights prevent.
The weight loss there's actually -- foundation out there that deals with this is a lot of research going on to make sure there isn't a problem later on for the fetus.
There isn't going to be though most likely if you replace the -- obviously she's getting good care how long's it last well it starts at four to six weeks and it usually you can last up to twenty weeks which is Gretchen will know that's like a lifetime of your pregnant.
No we didn't when you're feeling sick it -- feel -- elect -- now Steve knows exactly the date of conception.
He told us earlier and well it's -- -- there I I don't look at -- and -- -- at royal watchers is suggesting that the baby will be born in June.
So that's a long winter -- and -- very hard winter for how does it matter if at all that she is so thin.
Well I don't there.
Think it matters in the sense that it weight loss is something she can ill afford right now but as you know you don't want to lose a lot of weight when you're pregnant the runs in families.
It recurrence she might actually have this this problem again with -- next pregnancies -- she's gonna have to be prepared for but did she can possibly get this problem because she is -- I don't think so usually it's been believed to be associated with the actual pregnancy hormone HCG.
That the hormone that the placenta makes causes you to get severely nauseous that's what everyone has morning sickness -- but much more severe in some cases and.
And finally she should not been playing field hockey over the weekend is that correct I figured it depends -- how well she did brush I catch let's see you and -- she was.
To -- it doctor well that's not the problem to -- -- -- all right good hitters.
Thank you very much that there is a bit of -- bad news and that is apparently.
Prince -- is going to be throwing the baby shower.
I thought I don't think Steve pretty sure I -- so many.
How many employers say -- -- -- is nude.
Correct that's Enron it was Prince Harry who incoming -- right.