Raise Your Voice: Athena

When I was diagnosed with hyperemesis gravidarum during my first trimester, little did I know it was so much more than just “morning sickness.” I struggled physically, emotionally and mentally. I experienced sickness during all my pregnancies, but this last pregnancy was usually distressing, with increased amount of relentless vomiting and nausea.

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We Are HER: Shazmin

I struggled with PTSD and Postpartum Anxiety following my first HG pregnancy. It took years of therapy, communication with other HG survivors, and HER Foundation resources and support to find…

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How HG Strengthened My Marriage

I have always been fiercely proud of my self-reliance; in fact, I have always been fiercely proud, period. But when you suddenly cannot brush your own hair, cannot shower, cannot get dressed without vomiting, vanity and pride quickly disappear.

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Four Years Post Hyperemesis- A Message of Hope During a Difficult Time

My daughter turned four years old on April 15, which means it has been four years since I have had hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). When I look around and take in…

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We Are HER: Jayde

Knuckling my HG experiences down to a few words is really hard. The first thing that comes to mind is how angry, withdrawn, and frustrated I was. Weeks and weeks…

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Believe in HER: Jaimi-lee

I have had hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) five times and have two beautiful little boys. The first HG pregnancy was the hardest, most confusing time of my life. A week after…

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Come Home to HER: Mariane!

Tube feeding can help prevent malnutrition during hyperemesis gravidarum.

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Come Home to HER: Eliana

I was sitting on the floor at the foot of my bed. I kind of knew how I got there, but it was a bit fuzzy. Each time I tried…

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