HG women in your area

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

Speak with our HG Experts

To contact the HER Foundation for interviews, please email media@hyperemesis.org.

Media Relations Contacts

Please direct media inquiries to Ann Marie King at media@hyperemesis.org.

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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.

Jeremy King and Ann Marie King are co-founders of the HER Foundation and can offer a husband/wife perspective of what the HG couple is enduring together. Plus Mr. King provides a male perspective of the illness. He is quoted by saying years ago when wife was pregnant with child in 2002, "Calling HG morning sickness is like calling a hurricane a little bit of rain." You can email them directly at annmarie @hyperemesis.org or jeremy @hyperemesis.org


HER Foundation Featured on the Connect Kindness Podcast

By HER Foundation | November 23, 2020

Calling all podcast lovers! HER Foundation’s very own Co-founder and Executive Director Kimber MacGibbon, RN, was interviewed about Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) and HER’s mission and work on the October 2, 2020, episode of the Connect Kindness Podcast.

Stella Escobedo Reports on Hyperemesis Gravidarum and HER Foundation

By HER Foundation | November 15, 2020

Stella Inger Escobedo reports on hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and the HER Foundation on The CW San Diego. The piece features Escobedo’s diagnosis with HG in first trimester and interviews with Marlena Fejzo, PhD., geneticist and member of the HER Board of Directors, and Dominique Albrecht, HER leader. The story highlights our new collaborative campaign, 1MomIs2Many.…

HER Foundation is an Ambassador for Malnutrition Awareness Week

By HER Foundation | October 2, 2020

We are proud to announce that the HER Foundation has joined ASPEN, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, as an Ambassador for ASPEN Malnutrition Awareness Week on October 5-9, 2020. It’s a week filled with valuable educational webinars and sharing of informational materials. The goal of Malnutrition Awareness Week is to educate healthcare…