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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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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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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HG Awareness Day: How it Began

The International HG Awareness Movement began in 2012 when the HER Foundation held the first HG Awareness Day on May 15th. On May 17, 2012, the Governor of North Dakota, Dennis Daugaard, issued an Official Executive Proclamation for the HER … Continue reading →

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HER Foundation Online HG Support Group

As a service to moms with a current or prior diagnosis of HG, the HER Foundation will host free, monthly online support groups via Zoom Meeting on the third Thursday of the month from 12:00 – 1:00 PM/CST. Currently, there … Continue reading →

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Come Home to HER for HG Awareness Day

Come Home to HER for HG Awareness Day 2019, and be a VOICE in the HG community, your local community, the media, or on social media! Help spread awareness about Hyperemesis Gravidarum! One voice. One story. YOUR story may be all it takes for someone to hear our message of education and advocacy, that HG is…

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International HG Awareness Day 2018

This year, we are celebrating HG Awareness all month long because the HER/UCLA/USC team has identified the first cause of HG! That is truly groundbreaking and only happened due to your donations and participation! Let’s spread the message far and wide that no longer can others erroneously claim HG is a psychological disorder! See all…

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Congratulations, Prince William & Duchess Catherine!

In response to the announcement of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge’s third pregnancy and treatment for hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), the Hyperemesis Education and Research (HER) Foundation extends best wishes for the health of mother and baby during this joyful yet challenging time. Distinct from “morning sickness” common in most healthy pregnancies, HG is characterized by weight…

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