Joanne’s HG Reality

I lost my daughter at 26 weeks and suffered from many complications: preeclampsia, hemorrhage, infection/sepsis, premature delivery, severe dental damage, damage to my throat/stomach, PMADs, PTSD, Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome, gastroparesis, and cardiac complications.

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Chelsey’s HG Reality

The HER Foundation has helped me by being a voice for me. If it wasn’t for HER, I would not be able to cope with this difficult pregnancy.

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Kristina’s HG Reality

“If I wasn’t pregnant, nurses and doctors would treat this like a real problem and not something I just need to nibble my way through,” says Kristina. Hyperemesis Gravidarum must be recognized and treated to improve outcomes.

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Amrita’s Hyperemesis Gravidarum Reality

On my first Mother’s Day, I commemorated my suffering of 271 days by photographing you, my child, with 1/4 of the medications I had to take to function at barely 50%. I love you kid: your bright eyes, gummy smile, and nonsensical chatter. Thank you for making me a mother.

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Funny Friday HG Meme Contest

The HER Foundation invites you to be part of the fun on Funny Fridays throughout May! We all know the crazy things that happen during HG! We invite you to take your favorite kid pictures and make them into HG memes.

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Little Caesar’s May 2023 HER Fundraiser

The entire month of May, you can use our special link provided here to order a Little Caesar’s Pizza, Breadsticks, or Cookie Dough Kit, and $6 from EVERY KIT SOLD will be donated to the HER Foundation! 

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Vanessa’s HG Reality and Loss

HG robs women of the joy of a healthy pregnancy, and HG robs families of a mom, a sister, and wife. HG destroys society with the expense and burden of caring for someone.

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Why is thiamin (B1) supplementation important for HG patients?

Thiamin (or thiamine) is another name for vitamin B1. It is a water-soluble, nontoxic B vitamin that is depleted within 2 weeks of not eating normally. Potentially life-threatening complications can develop for mom and baby if depleted.

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HG Awareness Month 2023: HG Reality

May 15th is International HG Awareness Day, and the international HG community has chosen the theme: HG Reality. You can help the HER Foundation raise awareness and educate about your HG Reality!

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Maternal Mental Health Month 2023

Hyperemsis Gravidarum patients have significantly increased risk of maternal mental health diagnosis secondary to HG:

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