Why HG Patients Need More Thiamin than Their Healthy Counterparts

We frequently receive questions about why HG patients need more thiamin than their healthy counterparts. A pregnant Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) patient cannot eat a nutrient rich diet and may not be able to eat at all. A healthy pregnant patient can eat a nutrient rich diet that includes a variety of foods.

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How can I connect with others who understand HG?

Along with good medical care, surviving Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) means finding others who understand. Here are some ways to make connections. Facebook Support Groups The HER Foundation offers multiple support…

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How to Support an Employee with HG or other High Risk Complications of Pregnancy

Dozens of mothers bravely raised their voices about the obstacles that prohibited them from being healthy, productive employees during their pregnancies, including insufficient job security and a lack of compassion from employers. We compiled their responses to make a succinct list employers can refer to when attempting to support employees with HG or other high risk pregnancy complications. 

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New HG Tools!

In honor of HG Awareness Month 2021, we are launching a new Patient Treatment Brochure and have expanded our HG treatment algorithm.

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The vomiting won’t stop. When to call a health professional.

When do HG patients call their doctor? When do I go to the hospital with hyperesis gravidarum?

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Do I need fluids? Am I dehydrated?

When do I go to the hospital with hyperemesis gravidarum? When do I need fluids with HG? What are the best treatments for hyperemesis gravidarum?

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HERstory: Saloni

For the second installment of the #HERstory Global Initiative, we spoke with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) survivor Saloni, who is currently residing in India. She shines some light on her personal…

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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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Raise Your Voice: Alana

Along with many other women, I dreamt of starting a family one day and experiencing the joys of pregnancy. In the spring of 1998, I became pregnant with my first…

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Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy (NVP)

Too much vomiting in pregnancy could be hyperemesis gravidarum. How do I know if it’s morning sicknes or HG? How do you treat hyperemesis? What causes HG?

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