Kate Middleton"s hyperemesis gravidarum: "I"ve been there and it felt like being poisoned," says mother

'I've been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned': One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness Sonia Purnell was 34 when she suffered hyperemesis gravidarum – the same condition as the Duchess of CambridgeHere she tells how the joy of being pregnant was overshadowed by an onslaught of violent nausea | UPDATED: 08:53 GMT, 4 December 2012 News of the Duchess of Cambridge’s admission to hospital yesterday, suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum – extreme morning sickness – instantly made me relive the agonies of my first pregnancy 15 years ago.

Mudd the bouncing bulldog: Hilarious video shows mischievous mutt jumping on a trampoline

Mudd the bouncing bulldog: Hilarious video shows mischievous mutt jumping on a trampoline. After a lifetime of walking on solid ground, Mudd the bulldog could be forgiven for not taking to a trampoline, but as this amusing video shows, he grabbed the chance to showcase his acrobatic skills.

The little girl who can"t play peek-a-boo in case it sparks a fatal fit

The little girl who can't play peek-a-boo in case it triggers a fatal fit Fits cause Abi Marshall's breathing to stop putting her at risk of brain damage | UPDATED: 14:42 GMT, 2 May 2012 A toddler can't play the game peek-a-boo because of a rare condition that means an unexpected shock can cause a fatal fit.