Giving Tuesday 2022

What causes hyperemesis gravidarum? How is hyperemesis gravidarum treated? How do I find an HG doctor?

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You are not alone!

The third Thursday of every month from 12-1 PM/Central, the HER Foundation hosts an Online HG Support Group facilitated by licensed professional who are also HG survivors as a service to people with a current or prior diagnosis of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). These groups are facilitated by volunteers Sarah Coffman and Elizabeth Lowder, HER Foundation Advisory Council members and HG survivors.

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BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month 2022

From access to quality health care to treatment in the delivery room, there is strong research and evidence demonstrating very significant disparities in medical care resulting in negative outcomes for BIPOC/BIWOC (Black, Indigenous and Women of Color).

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World Preeclampsia Day 2022

Even though not well understood, there are some signs that there is a relationship between) Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG and preeclampsia.

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HG Impact: Liz

I’m pregnant with my second baby right now. My first pregnancy was a healthy, and I wasn’t expecting Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) at all!

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BJOG publishes HER/USC study on the genetics of HG

The HER Foundation continues the breakthroughs with publication of “Whole-exome sequencing uncovers new variants in GDF15 associated with hyperemesis gravidarum” in BJOG.

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Levels of Medication for Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Individual response to Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) medication varies due to many factors including genetics and hydration. If a patient is vomiting constantly, oral dosing of medications will likely be ineffective and alternates such as sublingual, transdermal (patch/cream), subcutaneous (subQ), intravenous (IV), or other routes should be considered along with hydration.

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New HG Tools!

In honor of HG Awareness Month 2021, we are launching a new Patient Treatment Brochure and have expanded our HG treatment algorithm.

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World Preeclampsia Day

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is characterized by severe and persistent nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Even though not well understood, there are some signs that there is a relationship between HG…

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Takiyah’s HG Truth

I was first diagnosed with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) in 2007-2008 with my first pregnancy. Unfortunately, I didn’t have all the resources I do now or the knowledge of what to…

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