Giving Hope on Giving Tuesday

This year there is HOPE. Don’t you feel it…the feeling of CHANGE. We have suffered through so many uncertainties and challenges in 2020, and now we can look forward to the end of the year and to a new beginning. Here at HER Foundation, we are ready for a very BIG day in the nonprofit world:…

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Losing Quinn

This time last year, I noticed Facebook friends posting about National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, a day I’d never heard of, and I made a note to hold space for those expectant parents who lost their babies. Three days later, I started bleeding and was devastated to learn that my 7 week embryo…

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We hold them in our hearts

October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Awareness Month, and we want to honor the memories of the little ones we hold in their hearts. October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Awareness Month, and we want to honor the memories of the little ones we hold in their hearts. We are grateful for the transparency and love shared by members of our loss community.

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HERstory: Saloni

For the second installment of the #HERstory Global Initiative, we spoke with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) survivor Saloni, who is currently residing in India. She shed some light on her personal HG journey, which she is still undergoing to this day as she continues to recover. Because she believes that there is little HG awareness in…

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The HER Foundation launches 1 MOM is 2 Many

The HER Foundation is launching 1 MOM is 2 Many, a collaborative campaign, to drive effective maternal health standards forward and prevent adverse outcomes as a result of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Pregnant women suffering with hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and related complications are too often deprived of respectful, appropriate, effective care and deserve a chance at…

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We’re Celebrating 20 Years of Help and Hope for HG

From 2000 to 2020, we have been building a healthier future for the next generation! Over the past 20 years, we have offered support and resources to over 2,000,000 people across the globe. We hope you enjoy these highlights from our start as a patient-driven organization to our current role as the leading HG research…

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HERstory: Veronica

This summer, we had the pleasure of interviewing Veronica about her experience with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Veronica is an HG survivor and native Venezuelan who is currently residing in Toronto, Canada. Veronica is the first mom we were able to interview in her native language, Spanish, as part of our #HERstory Global Initiative. Below is…

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AmazonSmile is now available on the mobile app!

AmazonSmile is now available on your mobile app! Every time you shop online, a portion of your purchase can support our work to help families facing HG.

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Kimber MacGibbon during filming for Expecting Amy

The HER Foundation consulted about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) for Expecting Amy

We’ve held it in for over a year, but now the exciting HG news is out! The HER Foundation was consulted about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) for Amy Schumer’s docuseries, Expecting Amy. Directed by Alexander Hammer, the three part docuseries tells the story of Schumer’s marriage, comedy tour, and HG pregnancy. This series brings light to…

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Alexander Hammer

Alexander Hammer, Director and Editor of Expecting Amy, Talks With The HER Foundation

This week, we talked with Alexander Hammer, Director and Editor of Expecting Amy, Amy Schumer’s docuseries about her family, work, and HG pregnancy. In the three part docuseries, Hammer’s skilled storytelling highlights Schumer’s heart and love for her family and work: Under the lights of a comedy tour and Schumer’s marriage to Chris Fischer, we…

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10 Things You Should Know When Recovering From PTSD After HG

PTSD after an HG pregnancy is treatable. You are not alone. Be patient with yourself. The Hyperemesis Education and Research (HER) Foundation is here to support you and offer resources.

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Our HG Experts Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions about HG

Our team at the HER Foundation wanted to answer the Internet’s most searched questions regarding HG. Responding to common questions like, “Will hyperemesis harm my baby?” and clearing up misconceptions like, “Why does HG cause ketonuria?,” we’re here to clarify the conversation surrounding hyperemesis.

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The Struggle to Self Advocate

There are many reasons women find it difficult to advocate for themselves during a pregnancy with severe nausea and vomiting or HG.

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PTSD and HG: A Brief Guide

June is PTSD Awareness Month! Up to 18% of HG survivors are diagnosed with full criteria PTSD while others suffer with symptoms and still more go undiagnosed. Here at the HER Foundation, our goal is that no mother suffers alone. We want to empower you and share our research and resources to help you advocate for your mental and physical health.

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COVID-19 Statement

The HER Foundation is here for you regardless of what is going on around the world. This pandemic is especially concerning to us because pregnant women have a reduced immune system to prevent rejection of the baby. This makes them … Continue reading →

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Top 5 Things an HG Mom Needs

What are the top 5 things HG Moms need? Mom needs a lot of rest. A quiet, trigger free room is important.  Support and compassion make a difference. HG is very isolating and traumatic. Love and support from family and friends can ease her suffering. This is not a woman’s fault: HG is in her…

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TougHGirl Anniversary Sport-Tek Tee

Want a great deal! We have a few of our anniversary tees left from a few years ago. They are high quality Sport-Tek performance tees, women’s fit, short sleeve in black with TougHGirl on the front and our signature anniversary tagline on the back. These are great ways to share your story and increase awareness.…

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TougHGuy Adult Tees by NIKE

Show your style and support HER’s important life-saving mission by buying a quality Nike Dri-Fit tee with the HER Foundation’s signature “TougHGuy” on the front and leadership statement on the back. It’s a great way to share about the cause and your story! Tees are black, men’s fit, short-sleeves. Options: Medium $42.99 USDLarge $42.99 USDExtra…

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Swag bag

Awesome Swag Bags & Tumblers

If you were part of the 2020 virtual 5K, you know how thrilled people were with their awesome, high-quality swag bags! We only have a few left, so get one now before we run out!!! They make great gifts and are a fabulous deal! Below you can order the full bag or just a fun…

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TougHGirl Adult Tees (NIKE and Bella Canva)

Show your style and support HER’s important life-saving mission by buying a quality Bella-Canva or Nike tee with the HER Foundation’s signature “TougHGirl” on the front and leadership statement on the back. It’s a great way to share about the cause and your story! Tees are black, women’s fit, short-sleeves. Options: XS TougHGirl Black Cotton…

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Global Partnerships Continue to Grow

The HER Foundation, in partnership with HG Indonesia and Orami Parenting, presented about hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) for mothers in Indonesia. Indonesian mothers joined the live event where Kimber MacGibbon spoke and answered questions about HG. Petty Fathia, Co-founder of HG Indonesia, translated the presentation. Our work to educate and support women across the globe continues…

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HER Foundation Featured on the Connect Kindness Podcast

Calling all podcast lovers! HER Foundation’s very own Co-founder and Executive Director Kimber MacGibbon, RN, was interviewed about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) and HER’s mission and work on the October 2, 2020, episode of the Connect Kindness Podcast.

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Stella Escobedo Reports on Hyperemesis Gravidarum and HER Foundation

Stella Inger Escobedo reports on hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and the HER Foundation on The CW San Diego. The piece features Escobedo’s diagnosis with HG in first trimester and interviews with Marlena Fejzo, PhD., geneticist and member of the HER Board of Directors, and Dominique Albrecht, HER leader. The story highlights our new collaborative campaign, 1MomIs2Many.…

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Gray Performance Tee HER 2020 5K

HER 5K Gray Performance Tee

These Sport-Tek tees are high quality performance material in ladies v-neck and men’s crew neck. They feature our custom 2020 5K Walk, Run and Roll logo. Sizes Ladies Small $22.00 USDLadies Medium $22.00 USDLadies 2XL $25.00 USDMen’s Small $22.00 USDMen’s Large $22.00 USDMen’s XL $22.00 USDMen’s XXL $25.00 USD Lightweight, roomy and highly breathable, these…

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2020 5K Purple Tee

2020 Virtual 5K Purple Cotton Tee-shirt Unisex

These quality, softstyle Gildan cotton unisex tees have our custom logo and are a great way to show support of the HER Foundation and share your story! Each purchase helps HER continue supporting mothers and their babies! Sizes Small $15.00 USDMedium $15.00 USDXXL $15.00 USD

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