How To Support Your Child’s Challenging Behaviors?

Support Your Child’s Challenging Behaviors While Managing Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Raising and managing challenging behaviors of young children while battling Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) presents a unique set of demands on…

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The Vital Role of Doulas in Managing Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)

Honoring World Doula Day on March 22! Every pregnancy journey is unique, with its own set of joys, challenges, and triumphs. However, for some expectant mothers, the experience can be…

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Navigating Parenting with HG

Parenthood transforms with joy, challenges, and unexpected twists. When HG enters the picture, it adds an extra complexity for both moms and their partners. Coping with severe nausea and vomiting…

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Celebrating the Holidays with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)

Holidays are typically a time for joy, celebration, and togetherness. However, for those suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) during pregnancy, the festive season can be particularly challenging. HG is characterized…

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Breastfeeding After HG: Resources to Be Informed and Prepared

For some, breastfeeding can be both an easy choice and a smooth experience. For others, however, there can be many challenges. After surviving hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and other related complications of pregnancy,…

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Thiamin for HG Patients: Prevent Wernicke’s

Thiamin is B1, a water-soluble, nontoxic B vitamin that depletes within 2 weeks of not eating normally. It is not a treatment for HG. Thiamin protects pregnant HG patients’ hearts and brains and babies’ development.

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Why is thiamin (B1) supplementation important for HG patients?

Thiamin (or thiamine) is another name for vitamin B1. It is a water-soluble, nontoxic B vitamin that is depleted within 2 weeks of not eating normally. Potentially life-threatening complications can develop for mom and baby if depleted.

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Nausea Strategies in HG

While some medications target vomiting (ondansetron/Zofran), there are no medications that specifically target nausea. Some medications used to treat Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) may help reduce nausea but rarely will medications eliminate all nausea. Since there are numerous causes of nausea, treating as many as possible is most effective. This list of strategies may help reduce nausea depending on what is triggering symptoms. None works for everyone, but each may help a little.

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Heart Health and Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)

February is Heart Health Month, and the HER Foundation shares 4 ways for you to protect your heart. 

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Top 5 Ways to Reduce Trauma in an HG Pregnancy

Trauma from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) cannot be prevented. The HER team believes the following tips will give you the best chance of being prepared for HG and reduce trauma in…

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