Treating PTSD after HG

Just like with any trauma, the severity of impact depends on how the individual person experiences HG and any prior history of trauma. This is why preventative care, such as accurate education and support, can make the difference between a woman (or caregiver) resolving and integrating their traumatic experience or developing PTSD (or Complex PTSD)…

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World Preeclampsia Day

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is characterized by severe and persistent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Even though not well understood, there are some signs that there is a relationship between HG and preeclampsia. Women with one are more likely to have the other. In one study in England, researchers found that women with HG were slightly…

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Takiyah’s HG Truth

I was first diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) in 2007-2008 with my first pregnancy. Unfortunately, I didn’t have all the resources I do now or the knowledge of what to expect. Due to HG and ptyalism, I couldn’t keep food nor water down. I suffered from heart palpitations throughout the pregnancy due to a heart…

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Global HG Chats on Zoom

HER is hosting HG Chats on every continent (except Antarctica). We want HG survivors to have an opportunity to talk, connect, and feel heard. You are welcome to join any of these.

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Help Eliminate Preventable Complications of HG

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)* is not morning sickness. HG is a serious medical condition with a far-reaching impact that can last, not just for the term of a pregnancy, but for the remaining lives of mother and child(ren). Mothers can suffer from include neurological disorders, gastrointestinal damage, malnutrition and dehydration, and even organ failure. Children can…

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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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Global Partnerships Continue to Grow

In partnership with HG Indonesia and Orami Parenting, the HER Foundation presented about hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) for mothers in Indonesia. Indonesian mothers joined the live event where Kimber MacGibbon spoke and answered questions about HG. Petty Fathia, Co-founder of HG Indonesia, translated the presentation. Our work to educate and support women across the globe continues…

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HER Foundation Featured on the Connect Kindness Podcast

Calling all podcast lovers! HER Foundation’s very own Co-founder and Executive Director Kimber MacGibbon, RN, was interviewed about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) and HER’s mission and work on the October 2, 2020, episode of the Connect Kindness Podcast.

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