Breastfeeding After HG: Resources to Be Informed and Prepared

For some, breastfeeding can be both an easy choice and a smooth experience. For others, however, there can be many challenges. After surviving hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and other related complications of pregnancy,…

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Marissa’s HG Reality

I had HG in all three pregnancies and now have chronic anxiety and was diagnosed with PMADs.

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BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month 2023

From access to quality health care to treatment in the delivery room, there is strong research and evidence demonstrating very significant disparities in medical care resulting in negative outcomes for BIPOC/BIWOC (Black, Indigenous and Women of Color).

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In Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week 2023 is August 1-7!

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HG Research Surveys

Be a part of finding answers about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Currently, the HER Foundation has three active research surveys. Please participate!

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Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen speakers

FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Next Gen

HER’s Dr. Marlena Fejzo was invited to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen which brings together leaders of tomorrow’s Fortune 500 companies, rising executives from the nations’s biggest…

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Dayspring Pens

Dayspring Pens has donated 40 engraved pens to the HER Foundation to support our work. Each of the engraved pens donated features the HER Foundation logo. We will gift these pens VIP donors are committed to our work on Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG).

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HER’s GDF15 research discussed in New Scientist

Using genetics, the HER Foundation, led by Marlena Fejzo, PhD., found the cause of HG is related to the nausea and vomiting hormone GDF15. Our newest study is pending publication and was featured in New Scientist.

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HER Health Professional Education

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Thiamin for HG Patients: Prevent Wernicke’s

Thiamin is B1, a water-soluble, nontoxic B vitamin that depletes within 2 weeks of not eating normally. It is not a treatment for HG. Thiamin protects pregnant HG patients’ hearts and brains and babies’ development.

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