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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Coping with Hyperemesis Gravidarum During Family Events and Holidays

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) presents different challenges in everyday life, but during holidays, it can be especially difficult to cope with your symptoms. Planning ahead according to your specific needs and self-advocating will help you to cope with sickness during holidays and family events.

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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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BJOG publishes HER/USC study on the genetics of HG

The HER Foundation continues the breakthroughs with publication of “Whole-exome sequencing uncovers new variants in GDF15 associated with hyperemesis gravidarum” in BJOG.

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