Announcing the 2020 HER Virtual 5K Walk, Run, or Roll!

Lace Up and #Move4MOMs! All proceeds of our virtual Walk, Run, or Roll go to our new LED Crisis Fund.

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In Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is August 1-7!

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Struggling with the Unknown of HG: Letitia

I have two toddlers, ages 2 and 3 1/2. During both HG pregnancies, I was diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG), which is a pregnancy illness that includes severe nausea, vomiting, weight loss, and electrolyte disturbance. My pregnancy experience with HG caused a lot of mental anguish and resulted in my decision to tie my tubes…

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Racial disparity in maternal healthcare

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) affects over a million women across the globe every year meaning at least 2% of pregnant women suffer from the debilitating condition. These statistics are drawn mostly from cases of HG which are diagnosed, treated, or reported – mostly from westernized countries by those with health care. Consistent tracking criteria for HG…

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Amy Schumer: What is hyperemesis (HG)?

At the HER Foundation, we are grateful for Amy Schumer’s transparency in sharing her journey, openness to raising awareness, & advocacy for mothers & babies

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Raise Your Voice for HG Awareness Day

May 15th is International HG Awareness Day, and we will be celebrating all month! The 2020 international HG community theme is Raise Your Voice! You can help spread awareness about Hyperemesis Gravidarum! One voice. One story. YOUR story may be all it takes for someone to be helped by our message of hope! They need to know…

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Giving Tuesday Now is May 5th

It’s hard to believe that we are more than 2 months into the COVID-19 pandemic. The truth is that nothing is normal right now, especially not for pregnant mothers with HG. It is hard enough to have a successful pregnancy under normal conditions. Now our hospitals are jammed, chaotic, and operating in a different mode. Yet, there is always hope for…

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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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