Small Business Saturday: Shop Those Who Support HER Foundation

The HER Foundation is thankful for our business partners who support our mission.

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HER Board Members Lead Study at USC

HER Board members, Marlena Fejzo, PhD, and Patrick Mullen, MD, are running the first study of GDF15 in HG patients in the United States.

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Steps of Self Advocacy

We created this tool to help guide HG patients through the steps of self advocacy.

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World Prematurity Day: Meet Crew and Tru

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is a risk factor for premature birth. On Prematurity Awareness Day, meet Crew and Tru.

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Honor Maria on November 25th

Join us in honoring Maria and her twins on Thursday, November 25th. Maria’s voice was silenced due to preventable complications of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG), and we all must be a voice for her. No mother should be silenced by HG!

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Marlena Fejzo, PhD, presents on HER’s genetic research at ASHG Annual Meeting 2021

Marlena Fejzo, PhD, HER Board Member and Research Advisor, presents at the American Society of Human Genetics Annual Meeting on the genetics of Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG).

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Research Summary: Safety of Ondansetron (Zofran) in Pregnancy

Read the latest research on the safety of ondansetron (Zofran) in an HG pregnancy.

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photo of Ann Marie King, Kimmber MacGibbon, Marlena Fejzo sitting at a table in 2005 discussing research.

Celebrate 21 Years of Help and Hope for HG

The Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation’s mission is to provide Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) support, advocacy, education, and research to improve treatment  and outcomes.

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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 in a subsequent pregnancy. Top 5 Ways to Reduce Trauma in a Subsequent HG Pregnancy: 1. Create an HG Protocol that takes account what worked and didn’t work in…

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Treating PTSD after HG

Just like with any trauma, the severity of impact depends on how the individual person experiences HG and any prior history of trauma. This is why preventative care, such as accurate education and support, can make the difference between a woman (or caregiver) resolving and integrating their traumatic experience or developing PTSD (or Complex PTSD)…

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