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Kate Middleton Is Suffering From Hyperemesis Gravidarum. What Is That?

From TIME - September 4, 2017

Having the condition during a previous pregnancy increases the chances that it will recur, which may explain Middletons circumstances. Consistent nausea and vomiting can lead to dehydration and deficiencies in some important nutrients, say experts, so expectant moms who cant keep food down are treated with IV fluids. Its generally not dangerous to the developing fetus, unless the mom-to-be doesnt gain enough weight during pregnancy, which can lead to lower-birth weight babies. (George, her first child, was born at a healthy 8 pounds, 6 ounces.)

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