TIME 100 Health – Dr. Marlena Fejzo

Dr. Marlena Fejzo was named one of TIME’s 100 most influential people in health! We are thrilled to congratulate Dr. Fejzo for receiving this award related to her groundbreaking research…

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From HG Loss To HG Discovery

Dr. Fejzo and MacGibbon’s historical timeline that sets the stage for testing novel treatments for Nausea and Vomiting during Pregnancy (NVP) and Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). 1988 – Brown University While…

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Marlena Fejzo, PhD, working in the lab

The cause of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) has been found, and it’s not hCG!

A new study published in Nature reveals abnormally high levels of the hormone GDF15, and increased sensitivity to it, are the major factors contributing to HG. The most severe form…

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ICHG 2024

Join us November 6-7, 2024 in Ventura, California (near LA), for two days of engaging with top scientists and clinicians specializing in HG management.

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HG Poem: EnouGH

Calculating the full measure of Hyperemesis gravidarum Everything is counted. quantified. enumerated.Does it add up? Is it enough? I count the specks on each square tile of my bathroom floor.How many…

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Our 2024 HG Awareness Month Meme Contest

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) Awareness Month is a time to share stories, spread knowledge, and support one another through the challenges of HG. Every year, we add a touch of humor…

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Emily’s HG Letter

Dear Reader, If you’re reading this, you are likely suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). In a world where so little is known about HG, where doctors disregard your suffering and…

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Preeclampsia Awareness Day

Even though not well understood, there are some signs that there is a relationship between) Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG and preeclampsia.

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HG Poem: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

I wake up and I’m dizzy, my mouth so dry,I look to my right and see two little eyes,‘Are you sick again mummy?’ you ask so sadly,And I wish I…

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Kimber MacGibbon, RN discusses the financial consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG).

Kimber MacGibbon, RN, was interviewed about the financial consequences of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) by Mike Senecal. Among the numerous challenges HG survivors face, the financial consequences are often overlooked but…

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My Invisible Pain During Hyperemesis Gravidarum

HG is more than you can see…. But the search for hope continued… What was your invisible pain during HG? What kept you hopeful? 💜 Reach our for support: hyperemesis.org/support or email help@hyperemesis.org💜…

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My HG Hope For My Daughters

It was International Women’s Day 2023 when I found out the gender of my third child – a girl. We already had two daughters, a 3-year-old and a 21-month-old. We…

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How To Support Your Child’s Challenging Behaviors?

Support Your Child’s Challenging Behaviors While Managing Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Raising and managing challenging behaviors of young children while battling Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) presents a unique set of demands on…

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