World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2021, is World Autism Awareness Day. At the HER Foundation, we light up kindness and wear blue in support of understanding and acceptance for people with autism. Children born after an HG pregnancy have an increased risk of an autism diagnosis, and we are grateful for each of these children.

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Shining Light on HG Truths

We’re shining a light on HG Truths! May 15th is International HG Awareness Day (HGAD), and we’re shining a light on HG Truths all month! The HER Foundation is the global voice of HG, and we are proud to celebrate the 10th annual HGAD. Together, we can change the future for the next generation. Three…

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2021 HG Challenge

We invite our community to take Provider Packets of resources to a hospital, clinic, or practice with your personal story and passion will make a difference.

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Chair of Board of Directors Job Posting 3/1/21

About HER HER Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support, groundbreaking research, advocacy, and education on hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), a potentially life-threatening pregnancy disease that causes weight loss, malnutrition, dehydration, and debility due to severe nausea and/or vomiting, and may cause long-term health issues for mother and baby(ies). We are currently seeking…

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HERstory: Rachel

Thank you, Rachel, for sharing your journey with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). There it is. The big blue plus sign. We’re pregnant! We were newlyweds, pregnant for the very first time with our first baby, and life couldn’t have been any more perfect. I was on a cloud of happiness. I was already thinking of cute…

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2020 HG Vision: the year in review

Support another 20 years of helping mothers and babies thrive. HER is the global voice and leader for HG research and education.

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WE’RE EXCITED TO WELCOME 2021!

Support another 20 years of helping HG mothers and babies thrive! We are so thankful for 20 years of serving the HG community and look forward to another 20. Our resources have helped over 2 million people across 95% of the world! This demonstrates that credible and innovative HG information is a global need, and…

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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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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 and education organization in the world.

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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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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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Resource Packet for Clinicians: HER clinical tools, brochures and research

HER Resource Packet Order a packet with a comprehensive selection of HER Foundation resources for patients and clinicians including information on assessment tools, treatment algorithms and protocols, the HG Care app, and a sampling of other resources and brochures. Quantity 1 Packet $5.00 USD2 Packets $10.00 USD3 Packets $15.00 USD

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Congratulations to Xavier Becerra for being sworn in as Secretary of Health and Human Services

The HER Foundation congratulates Secretary Xavier Becerra who was sworn in as the head of Health and Human Services.

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The Hearts of Gold HG Bracelet

Help us spread awareness by showing your #HGstyle everywhere you go! The Hearts of Gold gives back 10% of proceeds for this bracelet to HER Foundation.

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Do I need fluids?

After vomiting for 2-3 weeks and eating very little, women need IV vitamins including a multivitamin (MVI), and B complex (or at least thiamin). Sometimes this is forgotten, so make sure to ask about it, it is very important! B vitamins are most critical as they are depleted rapidly, especially in the presence of a high carbohydrate (e.g. sugar) diet, and come from foods not often craved during pregnancy.

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HG Patient Cards & Logo Stickers or Cling Decal

These little business-sized cards are great to buy and share with those facing HG. On one side, they can find a list of resources HER offers women in need. On the back, there is a quick reference guide to HG treatment. Share them with others and educate them on HG care. We have durable full-color…

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