A letter from Dr. Marlena Fejzo, Harvard PhD, HG research scientist and HG survivor

Dr. Marlena Fejzo wants to share her story with you about HG and share why she is so dedicated to the cause. She is grateful for the help of the HER Foundation over the past few years in helping fund and recruit participants for her research. Dr. Fejzo is truly one of the leading researchers…

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Rare Disorder Turns Pregnancy Into Nightmare

Thanks to Angela and Justin Phelps of the Lansing, Michigan, area for sharing their story of HG with their local FOX affiliate, WLIX! You both did a great job and have helped raise awareness for HG! We also want to thank Dr. Robert Seiler for his words about HG as well. Raising public awareness is…

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2nd Annual HG Awareness Day 2013 to be officially recognized!

HER has exciting news…..May 15, 2013 will be recognized by Chase’s Calendar of events as the official HG Awareness Day! Chase’s Calendar has been the world’s datebook for more than 50 years. Chase’s Calendar of Events 2013 will be published in September of 2012 and will list May 15th as the official HG Awareness Day!…

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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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