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 women's health researcher, specializing in genetics, an affiliated with the University of Southern California. Dr. Fejzo is credited with discovering the cause of HG and is the world's leading research scientist on HG and a HER Foundation Board member and Research Advisor. Dr. Fejzo endured HG during her pregnancies. Email her at research at hyperemesis.org.

Dr. Aimee Brecht-Doscher is an OBGYN in the Los Angeles area who has personally been affected by HG. She is a HER Foundation Board member and the Medical Advisor for the Foundation. Email her at aimee at hyperemesis.org.

Kimber MacGibbon is a registered nurse (RN) and has helped many thousands of families facing HG across the globe since 2000. She has an extensive understanding of HG from a medical, advocacy, and personal perspective. Kimber is also co-founder of the HER Foundation. She and Dr. Fejzo have co-authored over three dozen publications on HG in collaboration with universities, including USC and UCLA. Kimber had HG in both of her pregnancies and is located in Portland, Oregon. Email her at kimber at hyperemesis.org.

Global HG Chats on Zoom

By HER Foundation | April 26, 2021

HER is hosting HG Chats on every continent (except Antarctica). We want HG survivors to have an opportunity to talk, connect, and feel heard. You are welcome to join any of these.

Help Eliminate Preventable Complications of HG

By HER Foundation | April 26, 2021

The devastating complications of HG are numerous, the silver lining is that a great many of them are preventable with timely, effective, adequate medical care. To this end, the HER Foundation launched the 1 MOM Is 2 Many campaign.

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

By HER Foundation | April 16, 2021

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

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