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Pregnancy, Morning Sickness, and Hyperemesis Gravidarum
By Sarah Ryan
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Pregnancy, Morning Sickness, and Hyperemesis Gravidarum
This article originally appeared on Antidote Health.“It’s probably something I ate,” she says while looking uneasy. She excuses herself and leaves the room. Cut to a long shot of vomiting over the toilet. That’s how the audience learns that a female protagonist is pregnant – all the time. From Bella in Twilight, to Lori in The Walking Dead, to Alison in Knocked Up, and Dina in the video game The Last of Us II, we’ve all seen that scene countless times. Pregnancy sickness is the easiest way to reveal that someone is pregnant. It’s dramatic, it’s distinguishable, and it catches our attention. Th...
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