World Breastfeeding Week 2022

Each year, the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action promotes World Breast Feeding Week from August 1-7. The 2022 theme is Step up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support. While there are benefits for breastfeeding, not all HG survivors are able to breastfeed.

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You are not alone!

The third Thursday of every month from 12-1 PM/Central, the HER Foundation hosts an Online HG Support Group facilitated by licensed professional who are also HG survivors as a service to people with a current or prior diagnosis of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). These groups are facilitated by volunteers Sarah Coffman and Elizabeth Lowder, HER Foundation Advisory Council members and HG survivors.

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HER wants to talk with the next generation

The HER Foundation is helping a second generation facing Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). If your mother have hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) when pregnant with you or siblings, we want to talk.

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Why is thiamin (B1) 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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BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

From access to quality health care to treatment in the delivery room, there is strong research and evidence demonstrating very significant disparities in medical care resulting in negative outcomes for BIPOC/BIWOC (Black, Indigenous and Women of Color).

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Amy Schumer Joins HER’s Board of Directors

The HER Foundation is thrilled to announce that Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated standup comedian, actress, writer, producer, and director Amy Schumer will join the HER Foundation’s Board of Directors. 

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What to Say

Sometimes it’s difficult knowing what to say to HG patients. These lists come from the HER Foundation’s community.

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World Autism Awareness Day

April 2, 2022, 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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HG Awareness Month 2022: #HGimpact

The HER Foundation is the global voice of HG, and we are proud to celebrate the 11th annual HG Awareness Day on May 15th. Throughout the month of May, the international *hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) community is educating about #HGimpact! Together, we are changing the future for the next generation.

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HER has been making HERstory since 2000

The HER Foundation has been making HG history since 2000. In honor of Women’s History Month, we introduce the four women who have been with HER since the beginning.

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