The Chronicles of Nausea: A Diary of Hyperemesis Gravidarum

By Ashli McCall | The Chronicles of Nausea: A Diary of Hyperemesis Gravidarum is the non-fiction pregnancy journal of a woman who battled severe hyperemesis gravidarum. 
She endured more than a month of hospitalization, being tube-fed, and being on strict bed rest for 30 weeks.

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Highlights from SMFM20

We had an amazing week at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) 40th Annual Pregnancy Meeting in Grapevine, TX! We were the only organization representing HG, and we personally educated doctors from across the world and reached over 2500 more with our resources in their conference bags. We are your voice, the global voice of…

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Looking Forward to 2020

With a bright, new decade so close, we are reflecting on our history. We began as a site in 2000, became a 501(c)3 nonprofit in 2003, and in 2019, we have over 900 volunteers and an active Board of Directors. …

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Join the Movement on #GivingTuesday!

Thank you for your past support of HER Foundation. Please consider giving again this year to support our exciting new projects that will help even more families globally! Help us launch #GivingTuesday with a bang. Feel good in knowing that you are part of a world-wide movement, working to raise awareness for philanthropy, especially as we gear up…

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Top 5 Things an HG Mom Needs

What are the top 5 things HG Moms need? Mom needs a lot of rest. A quiet, trigger free room is important.  Support and compassion make a difference. HG is very isolating and traumatic. Love and support from family and friends can ease her suffering. This is not a woman’s fault: HG is in her…

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Celebrating 16 Years of Help and Hope for HG

Everyone has a birthday, and October 1st is ours! We are celebrating 16 years as a 501(c)3 nonprofit! But what’s a birthday without gifts? We begin the celebration unwrapping gifts from our community…to our community.  HG Courses Our amazing partners in Copenhagen, … Continue reading →

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Participate in HG Progress: Research Opportunities

Would you like to participate in HG Progress? We have research opportunities for currently pregnant moms with and without HG. Please participate. HG Care App If you are currently in your first trimester, suffering from nausea and vomiting of pregnancy, … Continue reading →

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HER Foundation Joins MoMMA’s Voices

The HER Foundation is pleased to announce it has joined MoMMA’s Voices, a national coalition of patient organizations and individuals with lived experiences or those who represent them, using their voices to reduce maternal complications in pregnancy and the postpartum period. … Continue reading →

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Come Home to HER: Mariane!

Most people celebrate finding out they are pregnant but I was terrified. I so badly wanted another baby, but I didn’t want to go through hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) again. I woke feeling strange that Friday. I had a Mother’s Day morning tea for my son’s preschool, but I felt nauseous and off. I suspected I could be…

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When What Seems Like A Mess Becomes Your Mission

The HER Foundation began after my first pregnancy. I started having increasing nausea and vomiting a few weeks after our honeymoon that I thought was due to a stomach ulcer or the flu. I was absolutely shocked when the doctors said I was pregnant. While I was not ready to be pregnant because I had…

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