Sepsis Awareness Month 2022

September is Sepsis Awareness Month. According to the CDC, 13.9% of maternal deaths between 2016-2018 were caused by infection or sepsis. HG puts patients at higher risk due to reduced immune function, invasive procedures, and urinary tract infections. Sepsis is when the body’s response to an existing infection injures its own tissues and organs. Signs…

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Giving Tuesday 2022

22 Years of Helping Generations survive HG is made possible by the support of our community. Here at HER, we are ready for a BIG day in the nonprofit world: Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2022. Giving Tuesday is the largest giving day of the year, and we want to make this year’s global movement for…

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Malnutrition Awareness Week 2022

The HER Foundation has partnered with ASPEN, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, for ASPEN Malnutrition Awareness Week TM (MAW) on September 19-23, 2022. For more information and to register for events, visit https://www.nutritioncare.org/maw.  Malnutrition Awareness Week Schedule Help to increase awareness of nutrition’s role on patient recovery online by using the hashtag…

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Giving Tuesday 2021

21 Years of Impact was made possible by the support of our community. And there is such hope for change. Don’t you feel it! Here at HER, we are ready for a BIG day in the nonprofit world: Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Giving Tuesday is the largest giving day of the year, and we…

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Prematurity Awareness Month

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is one of the leading causes of prematurity. 15% of HG pregnancies result in premature birth (a 4-fold increased risk) are more likely to deliver babies that are small for gestational age and growth restricted.  Support HER Foundation’s efforts to improve the care of HG mothers and…

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Impact of COVID-19 and Women’s Health: Challenges and Lessons

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are proud to join African Health Now in a webinar on the impact of COVID-19 and women’s health: Impact of COVID-19 and Women’s Health Challenges and Lessons.

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HG Awareness Day

Join the HER Foundation as we shed light on HG Truths all month long. GET INVOLVED SHARE your HG story. MEET other HG survivors on Zoom. FUNDRAISE for HG education & research. CHOOSE a Facebook frame for your profile. Search frames: hyperemesis HER Foundation. INVITE others to follow the HER Foundation and learn more about HG. DONATE…

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Prematurity Awareness Month

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is one of the leading causes of prematurity. Women with HG are up to 4-fold increased risk are premature birth and are more likely to deliver babies that are small for gestational age and growth restricted likely due to malnutrition and stress.  Support HER Foundation’s efforts to…

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Prematurity Awareness Day

November 17th is Prematurity Awareness Day. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is one of the leading causes of prematurity. 15% of HG pregnancies result in premature birth (a 4-fold increased risk) and are more likely to result in babies that are small for gestational age and growth restricted.  Support HER Foundation’s efforts to improve the care of…

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World Breastfeeding Week 2020

At the HER Foundation, we’re celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is August 1-7. The week is a worldwide event intended to inform, educate, and engage individuals and promote the benefits of breastfeeding, benefits for the baby, mother, and planet. All women/parents have the right to be supported by society to breastfeed optimally. Support can come from families, communities, health systems and workplaces.

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