HG Impact: Sabrina

I was never diagnosed with HG because of the lack of education and knowledge regarding the illness. As a result, I experienced prenatal and postnatal depression and delivered prematurely.

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HER wants to talk with the next generation

The HER Foundation is helping a second generation facing Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). If your mother have hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) when pregnant with you or siblings, we want to talk.

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HG Impact: Sally

My name is Sally. I have three children: Rachel (born 1988), Timothy (born 1991), and Emilia (born 1997). I suffered from HG with all three pregnancies, before the HER Foundation began. 

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HG Impact: Maria and Her Family

Thankful! Thankful is what I am. My babies and I survived Hyperemesis Gravidarum only because of the amazing support we received from the HER Foundation. 

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HG Impact: Shola

I felt depressed a lot because I was dealing with my sickness by myself, but I was able to find an online support system through the HER Foundation and meet other women experiencing the same difficulties. I did not feel alone.

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HG Awareness Month 2022: #HGimpact

The HER Foundation is the global voice of HG, and we are proud to celebrate the 11th annual HG Awareness Day on May 15th. Throughout the month of May, the international *hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) community is educating about #HGimpact! Together, we are changing the future for the next generation.

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2022 HG Challenge to Educate

We invite our community to take Provider Packets of resources to a hospital, clinic, or practice with your personal story and passion will make a difference.

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Dr. Fejzo is featured in Inverse

Dr. Marlena Fejzo, geneticist and HER’s Research Advisor and member of the Board of Directors, was featured in the Inverse article, “When morning sickness kills: doctors have dismissed hyperemesis gravidarum for decades, but new researc could undo this harmful legacy.”

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Why HG Patients Need More Thiamin than Their Healthy Counterparts

We frequently receive questions about why HG patients need more thiamin than their healthy counterparts. A pregnant Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) patient cannot eat a nutrient rich diet and may not be able to eat at all. A healthy pregnant patient can eat a nutrient rich diet that includes a variety of foods.

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HER Psychosocial Research

The HER Foundation’s breakthrough psychosocial study shows that Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is not self limiting and has societal implications.

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