HER Foundation is an Ambassador for Malnutrition Awareness Week

We are proud to announce that the HER Foundation has joined ASPEN, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, as an Ambassador for ASPEN Malnutrition Awareness Week on October 5-9, 2020. It’s a week filled with valuable educational webinars and sharing of informational materials. The goal of Malnutrition Awareness Week is to educate healthcare…

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We’re Celebrating 20 Years of Help and Hope for HG

From 2000 to 2020, we have been building a healthier future for the next generation! Over the past 20 years, we have offered support and resources to over 2,000,000 people across the globe. We hope you enjoy these highlights from our start as a patient-driven organization to our current role as the leading HG research and education organization in the world.

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InStyle writer interviews Dr. Fejzo and cites the HER Foundation

For women with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) seeking support and medical assistance, validation can mean the difference between proactive care and worsening symptoms. For her InStyle article, “Here’s Why The Term “Morning Sickness” Is So Problematic,” Cassie Shortsleeve interviews Dr. Marlena Fejzo, USC geneticist and member of the HER Foundation Board of Directors, and cites the…

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Announcing the 2020 HER Virtual 5K Walk, Run, or Roll!

Lace Up and #Move4MOMs! All proceeds of our virtual Walk, Run, or Roll go to our new LED Crisis Fund.

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AmazonSmile is now available on the mobile app!

AmazonSmile is now available on your mobile app! Every time you shop online, a portion of your purchase can support our work to help families facing HG.

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In Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is August 1-7!

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HER Foundation Guest Blog for Mommy Labor Nurse

HER Foundation’s Kimber MacGibbon, wrote a guest post for Liesel Teen’s blog, Mommy Labor Nurse. Teen is a prominent blogger and labor and delivery nurse.

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Racial disparity in maternal healthcare

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) affects over a million women across the globe every year meaning at least 2% of pregnant women suffer from the debilitating condition. These statistics are drawn mostly from cases of HG which are diagnosed, treated, or reported – mostly from westernized countries by those with health care. Consistent tracking criteria for HG…

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Alexander Hammer References the HER Foundation in an Interview with Entertainment Tonight

Alexander Hammer, Director and Editor of Expecting Amy, speaks about the HER Foundation during interview with Entertainment Tonight.

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Kimber MacGibbon during filming for Expecting Amy

The HER Foundation consulted about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) for Expecting Amy

We’ve held it in for over a year, but now the exciting HG news is out! The HER Foundation was consulted about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) for Amy Schumer’s docuseries, Expecting Amy. Directed by Alexander Hammer, the three part docuseries tells the story of Schumer’s marriage, comedy tour, and HG pregnancy. This series brings light to…

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