Speak with our HG Experts

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

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.

Fortune Most Powerful Women Next Gen speakers

FORTUNE Most Powerful Women Next Gen

By HER Foundation | June 25, 2023

HER’s Dr. Marlena Fejzo was invited to speak at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Next Gen which brings together leaders of tomorrow’s Fortune 500 companies, rising executives from the nations’s biggest…

Dayspring Pens

By HER Foundation | June 24, 2023

Dayspring Pens has donated 40 engraved pens to the HER Foundation to support our work. Each of the engraved pens donated features the HER Foundation logo. We will gift these pens VIP donors are committed to our work on Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG).

Funny Friday HG Meme Contest

By HER Foundation | May 12, 2023

The HER Foundation invites you to be part of the fun on Funny Fridays throughout May! We all know the crazy things that happen during HG! We invite you to take your favorite kid pictures and make them into HG memes.

sick mother in bed
Woman getting Physical Therapy
Copy of F cus 1-min
HG baby
frustrated mom and baby