The vomiting won’t stop. When to call a health professional.

Call a health professional if any of the following occur: Abdominal pain, bleeding, or cramping Difficulty thinking or focusing Difficulty walking or talking Extreme fatigue and very low energy Little if any food or fluids stay down for 24+ hours Little saliva and a dry mouth Moderate or severe headache and/or fever Muscular weakness or…

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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. How…

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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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HG Literature Resource Packet

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. These packets are invaluable to educate clinicians on proper management of HG. A sample mini-poster is…

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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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Impact of COVID-19 and women’s health: challenges and lessons

On March 10, 2021, our 1 MOM is 2 Many partner, African Health Now, hosted a webinar: Impact of COVID-19 and Women’s Health Challenges and Lessons. The HER Foundation joined African Health Now, Every Mother Counts, and other experts to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on women’s access to healthcare services, including maternal and reproductive healthcare.

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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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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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