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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COVID-19 Statement

The HER Foundation is here for you regardless of what is going on around the world. This pandemic is especially concerning to us because pregnant women have a reduced immune system to prevent rejection of the baby. This makes them … Continue reading →

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Celebrating 16 Years of Help and Hope for HG

Everyone has a birthday, and October 1st is ours! We are celebrating 16 years as a 501(c)3 nonprofit! But what’s a birthday without gifts? We begin the celebration unwrapping gifts from our community…to our community.  HG Courses Our amazing partners in Copenhagen, … 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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The HG CARE APP is available!!!

After three years of hard work by HER Foundation and UCLA Health, we celebrate the official release of the first HG Care iOS app! Now women can track their symptoms and treatments to find out what treatments are working. Plus they can easily share insights into their progress with family and health professionals. The app is…

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15 Years of Progress!

We’re starting the next chapter at HER as we kick off our 15th Anniversary!! From scientists to business experts, health professionals and digital health specialists, HER has assembled a team vast expertise! We launched our formal Board of Directors with an awesome meeting that discussed many ways to support families during/after HG, improve treatment by…

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Exciting News: Press Release

HER Foundation helps UCLA, USC and 23&Me link debilitating pregnancy illness to two genes            FINALLY A BREAKTHROUGH FOR women suffering from the severe pregnancy illness, hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). Many people remember Princess Kate Middleton being hospitalized during her first pregnancy due to the severity of the disorder. However, other women affected by the pregnancy…

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UCLA study finds no evidence linking anti-nausea drug to birth defects

A study published by UCLA and supported, in part, by the Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation found no evidence linking Zofran to birth defects. “What was really significant to me was that women with extreme morning sickness who took Zofran reported fewer miscarriages and terminations and experienced higher live birth rates,” Fejzo said. “Taking this medication…

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