What is the difference?

  We’ve complied a chart that differentiates between morning sickness and Hyperemesis Gravidarum. Morning Sickness Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) You lose little if any weight. You lose 5-20 pounds or more. (> 5% of prepregnancy weight) Nausea and vomiting do not interfere with your ability to eat or drink enough each day. Nausea and vomiting cause…

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NEW DRUG RESEARCH FOR Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) – Neurologist conducts trial research over the next 4 years

“Although the preliminary data look promising, there is far too little evidence available at this time to recommend using gabapentin to treat HG. In the circumstances where a patient’s Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) symptoms are severe, have not responded to any other treatments, and are to the point where the patient is considering terminating her pregnancy,…

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One Small Step for Woman, One Huge Leap for HG Awareness #LEAP4HG

Meet Nicola Lennon, brave HG mom of two boys and skydiver!  Nicola did her part to help HG women by taking a huge leap for HG awareness – jumping out of a plane and skydiving! On Saturday, August 16th 2014 at Black Knights Parachute Centre in Lancaster, UK she took the plunge to show every…

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A Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) pregnancy – Backwards Baby Weight

By Brynn Quick I can vividly remember the first time I wanted to eat while I was pregnant. I was about 18 weeks along and had had my PICC line since about week 12. I had lost close to 30 lbs. in the pregnancy thus far, and the most I had been able to eat…

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Zofran Safety

We have received emails expressing concern over the recent article citing possible cardiac complications due to the use of Zofran. However, the risk was stated by the FDA to be in patients given 32 mg of Zofran in a single dose, which is not done in pregnancy or for HG. While safety is not proven…

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FIRST ANNUAL 'HERoes FOR HG' AWARDS

As we celebrate the HER Foundation’s 10th anniversary, we’re pleased to announce a new tradition with our First Annual ‘HERoes For HG’ Awards. Please join us in a round of applause for a group that includes extraordinary volunteers, healthcare providers, maternal health partners, and media.

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We're Turning 10!

At the HER Foundation we are ushering in our 10th anniversary with what we hope will be a fun and inspiring celebration, marked by gratitude for the achievements of the past decade and vision for the future of HG awareness, research, treatment, and support. Among the highlights: A 10-day social media party on our Facebook…

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