Vomitos del Embarazo materials delivered to Ministry of Health in Havana, Cuba

Miriam Erick delivered copies of her nutrition books and other Spanish print materials from the HER Foundation to the Ministry of Health, Cuba.

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Is an HG Pregnancy High Risk?

Doctors are often asked if an HG pregnancy is “high risk.” It is important to understand that there is no standard definition of what high risk means. It is also clear that a person who has hyperemesis gravidarum does not have a normal pregnancy. There are a few things that people might mean when they say “high risk.”

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Our HG Experts Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions about HG

Our team at the HER Foundation wanted to answer the Internet’s most searched questions regarding HG. Responding to common questions like, “Will hyperemesis harm my baby?” and clearing up misconceptions like, “Why does HG cause ketonuria?,” we’re here to clarify the conversation surrounding hyperemesis.

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The HER Foundation wrote the HG entry on NORD

Our own Marlena Fejzo, Phd., has written the new hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) article on NORD! In her article, she outlines the severe symptoms of HG, it’s etiology, who it effects, and how it should be treated by medical professionals.

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The Struggle to Self Advocate

There are many reasons women find it difficult to advocate for themselves during a pregnancy with severe nausea and vomiting or HG.

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The Hyperemesis Education & Research (HER) Foundation in the New York Times

In this NYT article, “Hyperemesis Gravidarum: When Morning Sickness Is So Extreme You Can’t Function,” Patricia Waldron dives into the difference between hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and the morning sickness of a healthy, normal pregnancy.  Waldron interviews Her Foundation’s Kimber MacGibbon, Co-founder/Executive Director, and Marlena Fejzo, a Geneticist and on HER Board of Directors. The article…

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PTSD and HG: A Brief Guide

June is PTSD Awareness Month! Up to 18% of HG survivors are diagnosed with full criteria PTSD while others suffer with symptoms and still more go undiagnosed. Here at the HER Foundation, our goal is that no mother suffers alone. We want to empower you and share our research and resources to help you advocate for your mental and physical health.

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Tees for the whole family

Raise Your Voice without saying a word: Let your shirts speak for you! HG Awareness tees for the whole family! We have to sell a minimum by the end of the weekend. Order today: Customink.com/fundraising/HGAM20.

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Four Years Post Hyperemesis- A Message of Hope During a Difficult Time

My daughter turned four years old on April 15, which means it has been four years since I have had hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). When I look around and take in the global health crisis that surrounds us, I find myself having a lot of thoughts, and a lot to say, to the point of wanting…

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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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