London Vitality 10000 2019

Why I’m Running the London Vitality 10,000 for Pregnancy Sickness Support   I realise to most people running 10km doesn’t seem like a big deal. I’ve got friends who have run marathons, climbed mountains, chopped off their hair and cycled hundreds of miles for charity. Compared to their challenges this seems a bit weak, doesn’t it? I’m also aware that some people will roll their eyes at this. I think my second child, Alice, was only 6 weeks old when someone asked me if I was planning on having any more children. My answer was a definitive no. ‘Oh good, …

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InStyle Magazine

In 2017  I was asked by the team at Instyle to write about my experience of hyperemesis gravidarum. Click here to read the article on their website or keep scrolling down… ***** I Suffer From Hyperemesis Like Kate Middleton—And This Is What It’s Really Like I was sat on the bathroom floor, having just been sick, when a BBC news alert buzzed on my phone in my pocket: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Are Expecting Their Third Child.” ‘How the hell are you doing this for a third time, Kate?’ I thought, as I staggered back to bed. I’m currently 31 weeks pregnant with …

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International Business Times

In November 2015, I was invited by the lovely team at the International Business Times to share my experience of pregnancy, hyperemesis gravidarum and travelling on the Tube in London. Click here to read the full article (and to vote in their poll) or keep scrolling down… ***** Why I gave up wearing my Baby on Board badge on the Tube A man asked a pregnant woman who was wearing a Baby on Board badge “Where is the baby?” after she asked for a seat on the Tube on 28 October (2015). I’m curious to know how he was expecting Raayan Zafar …

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The Independent

In April 2015, I was kindly invited to write about my experience of hyperemesis gravidarum by The Independent. You can read the full article here or below… ***** No wonder 1,000 women a year are getting abortions because of extreme morning sickness. When I was suffering, my doctor said it would ‘cure’ me For nine months my life was hell, and yet I received almost no support from the NHS Twenty-two weeks: a point in my pregnancy I will never forget. Vomiting up to 20 times a day. Three admissions to hospital. Signed off work for weeks. I was dizzy, …

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