The impact of hyperemesis gravidarum on maternal mental health and maternal-fetal attachment.

@article{McCormack2011TheIO,
  title={The impact of hyperemesis gravidarum on maternal mental health and maternal-fetal attachment.},
  author={David McCormack and Geraldine Scott-Heyes and Christopher G. McCusker},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic obstetrics and gynaecology},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          79-87
        }
}
BACKGROUND In addition to physical health risks, it has been postulated that hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) - severe and persistent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy - can adversely affect maternal mental health and maternal-fetal attachment. METHODS A prospective case-control design was used to compare psychological distress, social functioning and maternal-fetal attachment in 32 women with HG compared to 41 matched controls. RESULTS Results suggested that while HG compromised some aspects… CONTINUE READING
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