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HG women in your area

To find women around the world willing to share their stories to help raise awareness of HG, please email media@hyperemesis.org.

Media Relations Contacts

Please direct media inquiries to media@hyperemesis.org.

Our HG Experts

Dr. Marlena Fejzo, a Harvard-trained geneticist and researcher at University of Southern California, is the world's leading research scientist on HG and a HER Foundation Board member. Dr. Fejzo endured HG during her pregnancies.

Dr. Aimee Brecht-Doscher is an OBGYN in the Los Angeles area who has personally been affected by HG and is on the Board of the HER Foundation.

Kimber MacGibbon is a registered nurse (RN) and has helped many thousands of women since 2000 get through their HG pregnancies. She has an extensive understanding of HG from a medical and personal perspective. Kimber is also co-founder of the HER Foundation. She and Dr. Fejzo have co-authored over two dozen studies on HG in collaboration with universities, including USC and UCLA. Kimber had HG in both of her pregnancies. Email her at kimber @hyperemesis.org.

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Celebrating the Holidays with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)

By HER Foundation | November 14, 2023

Holidays are typically a time for joy, celebration, and togetherness. However, for those suffering from Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) during pregnancy, the festive season can be particularly challenging. HG is characterized…

Breastfeeding After HG: Resources to Be Informed and Prepared

By HER Foundation | August 12, 2023

For some, breastfeeding can be both an easy choice and a smooth experience. For others, however, there can be many challenges. After surviving hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and other related complications of pregnancy,…

BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month 2023

By HER Foundation | July 16, 2023

From access to quality health care to treatment in the delivery room, there is strong research and evidence demonstrating very significant disparities in medical care resulting in negative outcomes for BIPOC/BIWOC (Black, Indigenous and Women of Color).

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