Surviving HG

Have you ever heard of Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

Imagine waves of relentless nausea crashing over you, an unrelenting storm threatening to steal your glow.

Hyperemesis Gravidarum, or HG for short, is a rare and mysterious pregnancy complication that affects around 1-3% of women worldwide but don’t let its obscurity fool you—this is a severe health condition.

This audio feature explores the effects of the rare condition on women and their dire need for support instead of stigma.

This documentary was reported and produced by Emuan Okolie, for her final journalism project across 11 weeks in June and July 2023. Cover photo: Mustafa Omar on Unsplash 

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