Exciting News: Press Release

HER Foundation helps UCLA, USC and 23&Me link debilitating pregnancy illness to two genes            FINALLY A BREAKTHROUGH FOR women suffering from the severe pregnancy illness, hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). Many people remember Princess Kate Middleton being hospitalized during her first pregnancy due to the severity of the disorder. However, other women affected by the pregnancy…

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We wish you many blessings in 2018!

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Merry Christmas!

Hope you had a wonderful time with family this Christmas! Best wishes for 2018 from all of us at HER! Thank you to all who donated to #Give2HER to make this year a success!    

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Give the GIFT OF HOPE

For our 2017 Give Hope Campaign, long-time volunteer, Wendy Egli, generously donated a gorgeous Perfectly Posh gift bucket!! Enjoy luxurious soaps and spa goodies in 2018 by raising the most money for #Give2HER in 2017! (Details below) Thanks, Wendy!! Let’s show Wendy love on her site: pamperedbyEgli.po.sh! Did you know that HER is solely donor-funded and 100%…

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You can change the future!

Do you believe in our goal of improving HG management so moms & babies have a healthy future? DATA leads to PROGRESS!! So we need YOU – try our free iPhone app TODAY! Why is this app SO CRITICAL?? Imagine this… [See instructional demo!] Imagine slow research studies replaced by real-time data from the app being used to develop effective…

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Got ketones?

The International Colloquium on HG in London (Oct 5-6) was a great success! Two presentations (1, 2) explained how ketones should not be required to be diagnosed with HG or given treatment. Some women are denied IV fluids if they do not have ketones. What are ketones? They are produced when the body is starving…

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Congratulations, Prince William & Duchess Catherine!

In response to the announcement of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s third pregnancy and treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), the Hyperemesis Education and Research (HER) Foundation extends best wishes for the health of mother and baby during this joyful yet challenging time. Distinct from “morning sickness” common in most healthy pregnancies, HG is characterized by weight…

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Introducing the 1st HG Care app!!

UCLA Health is partnering with HER on the first HG app. It will release around September 1 for user testing and we need your help! It will only take about 5 minutes to input your symptoms and food/fluids each day. You must be pregnant, sick with nausea/vomiting, using an iPhone and apps, and speak English.…

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Happy Mother's Day & HG Awareness Day!

What an exciting month for HG Awareness! From reaching and teaching docs at ACOG, the premiere OB conference, to HG Awareness Day on May 15, and the HER 5K Purple Bucket Run/Walk (with a 1 mile walk/run) on May 20th! The Purple Bucket Run is as much fun and awareness as it is fundraising for important genetics…

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ACOG Messages from Moms

Our HG researchers and experts are attending the premier OB conference, ACOG, May 7-8 to take your messages about HG! OBs will receive a reusable lunch bag that reminds them that nourishing moms means a healthier future. We will also demo the HG Care app being developed with UCLA mHealth. Enter your message in the donation…

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