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has shared a photo of herself at 16 weeks pregnant, revealing how thin her battle with hyperemesis gravidarum has left her. 
The former Married At First Sight star, who is expecting her first child with fiancé , posted the image to Instagram Stories on Monday. 
In the photo, the 34-year-old looks frail and pale, her clothes hanging off her noticeably thinner frame after a 10 kilo .
Martha Kalifatidis (pictured) has shared a photo of herself at 16 weeks pregnant, revealing how thin her battle with hyperemesis gravidarum has left her
She revealed in her caption that she is now 16 weeks into what has been a difficult pregnancy which left her so sick she could not leave her bed for months.
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Martha and Michael announced last week that they were expecting their first child together and explained the reason for Martha's absence from social media was because she is ill with hyperemesis gravidarum, which causes persistent and excessive nausea and https://hairandbeautybc.com/turkesterone-hair-loss-problems/ vomiting in pregnant women. 
The reality star disappeared offline for several weeks, leading to concerns for her well-being. 
In the photo, the 34-year-old looks frail and pale, her clothes hanging off her noticeably thinner frame after a 10 kilo weight loss.

She is pictured before and after 
The couple explained they had to wait until Martha was feeling better and had reached a safe point in her pregnancy before sharing their news.
'We wanted to explain our situation and make a little bit of an announcement.
Martha is pregnant,' Michael said in the video.
'It hasn't been this exciting, wonderful time for us. I don't want to sound like I'm complaining,' Martha added. 
She revealed in her caption that she is now 16 weeks into what has been a difficult pregnancy which left her so sick she could not leave her bed for months
'I was so sick.

I could not eat or drink anything. There were days I didn't even get up to pee. I lost ten kilos in five weeks. We have been in and out of the emergency room and hospital' she explained 
'I was so sick. I could not eat or drink anything.
There were days I didn't even get up to pee. I lost ten kilos in five weeks. 
'We have been in and out of the emergency room and hospital'.
Martha then said she was feeling better thanks to a doctor she visited in Melbourne.   
'She has given me some medication which has literally been life-changing.

It is helping me feel human again,' she said. 
Martha and Michael (right) announced last week that they were expecting their first child together and explained the reason for Martha's absence from social media was because she is ill with hyperemesis gravidarum, which causes persistent and excessive nausea and vomiting in pregnant women 
The couple also shared harrowing videos from Martha's multiple hospital and doctor visits. 
'I don't know, Michael, if I'm going to survive,' Martha says in one clip, to which her husband-to-be replies: 'You will.'
'I don't know.

I don't know if I wanna do it. I don't know if I can,' Martha continues.
'I don't know how you're feeling,' he says. 'But we're gonna get through it.'
The couple also shared harrowing videos from Martha's multiple hospital and doctor visits 
In one clip, the couple are seen talking to each other in a room about Martha's excruciating pain as she starts to doubt herself.

'I don't know if I wanna do it. I don't know if I can,' she says
In his caption, Michael expressed his heartache and admitted he'd been feeling 'completely helpless' during Martha's illness. 
He said Martha had spent the 'best part of the last 10 weeks in bed 24 hours a day, dehydrated, nauseous, vomiting, restless, tired, anxious, fatigued and unable to properly sleep or eat'.
Despite visiting the hospital on multiple occasions, receiving medical advice and being prescribed different medications, she has still be suffering with the sickness.
'But she is a f**king warrior!

And so is every other woman that is diagnosed with HG [hyperemesis gravidarum] or any pregnancy-related condition,' Michael added. 
<div class="art-ins mol-factbox tvshowbiz" data-version="2" id="mol-a2a23f80-318b-11ec-975d-fdf57371e15f" website Martha Kalifatidis' 10kg weight loss due to pregnancy sickness