A special thanks from the HER Foundation founders….

We want to thank you for the incredible efforts by HG women and their families around the globe for a truly amazing First Annual HG World Awareness Day! The day was a GREAT success thanks to you! The support we received from women around the globe and their efforts touched our hearts and made our…

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NFL wife, Amanda Tynes, joins forces with the HER Foundation to raise awareness for Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)

Amanda Tynes is a two time survivor of HG and the wife of the NY Giants kicker and SuperBowl Champion, Lawrence Tynes. “I am excited to add my voice and personal story with HG to the HER Foundation’s mission of increasing awareness and procuring funding for education and research. HG is a terrible disease that…

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Governor Dennis Daugaard of South Dakota signs Executive Proclamation for Hyperemesis Awareness Day, May 15th

The HER Foundation thanks Governor Daugaard for proclaiming Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Day on May 15th, 2012 for the state of South Dakota. “We want to thank Governor Daugaard for being the first Governor to recognize HG awareness day and we are encouraged by his recognition of the need for awareness for HG women in his state.…

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Providence Rhode Island news anchor, Doreen Scanlon, shares her story of HG with the public

They will be following her throughout her pregnancy. Please take time to send her some kind words of encouragement and support. View her story Part One View her story Part Two Thanks to ABC6 for allowing the HER Foundation to share her story.

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Congratulations to Mel Burdett for being the top recruiter for our holiday research campaign!

Mel will receive a $200 gift card from Amazon thanks to her recruiting skills! Way to go Mel, thanks to your efforts and that of your friends the HER Foundation and USC/UCLA are closer to reaching thier research goal! We are looking for both HG and non-HG mom’s to be a part of the study,…

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America's Budget Crisis & HG Research…Need Your Help Now!

Time is of the essence as the budget crisis is likely to lead to cuts in NIH funding next year which will include our HG study if we don’t enroll and collect all our saliva samples before the cuts are in effect. Please participate (contact nvpstudy@usc.edu) and please follow through with the HG study now.

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Latest research shows lifelong effects from extreme morning sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum) on children

An extreme form of pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) takes a heavy toll on thousands of women each year and can lead to hospitalization and pregnancy termination. But this new research suggests pregnant women are not the only victims.

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Severe morning sickness runs in families

(Reuters Health) – A woman’s chances of experiencing severe nausea during pregnancy appear to be influenced, at least in part, by genetics, according to these new study findings.

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Help Find a Cure for HG

HG Genetic Study Needs Participants! USC & UCLA are close to meeting their goal of 1,000 participants. The goal of this study is to understand the etiology of Hyperemesis Gravidarum so we can develop better treatments and improve the quality of life for patients suffering from HG and their offspring. (More information… or contact nvpstudy@usc.edu…

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