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 and preeclampsia. Women with one are more likely to have the other. In one study in England, researchers found that women with HG were slightly…

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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 expect. Due to HG and ptyalism, I couldn’t keep food nor water down. I suffered from heart palpitations throughout the pregnancy due to a heart…

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

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

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Congratulations to Xavier Becerra for being sworn in as Secretary of Health and Human Services

The HER Foundation congratulates Secretary Xavier Becerra who was sworn in as the head of Health and Human Services.

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Impact of COVID-19 and women’s health: challenges and lessons

On March 10, 2021, our 1 MOM is 2 Many partner, African Health Now, hosted a webinar: Impact of COVID-19 and Women’s Health Challenges and Lessons. The HER Foundation joined African Health Now, Every Mother Counts, and other experts to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on women’s access to healthcare services, including maternal and reproductive healthcare.

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Do I need fluids? Am I dehydrated?

When do I go to the hospital with hyperemesis gravidarum? When do I need fluids with HG? What are the best treatments for hyperemesis gravidarum?

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Giving Tuesday: Give HOPE

This year there is HOPE. Don’t you feel it…the feeling of CHANGE. We have suffered through so many uncertainties and challenges in 2020, and now we can look forward to the end of the year and to a new beginning. Here at HER Foundation, we are ready for a very BIG day in the nonprofit world:…

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Giving Hope on Giving Tuesday

This year there is HOPE. Don’t you feel it…the feeling of CHANGE. We have suffered through so many uncertainties and challenges in 2020, and now we can look forward to the end of the year and to a new beginning. Here at HER Foundation, we are ready for a very BIG day in the nonprofit world:…

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Prematurity Awareness Month

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is one of the leading causes of prematurity. Women with HG are up to 4-fold increased risk are premature birth and are more likely to deliver babies that are small for gestational age and growth restricted likely due to malnutrition and stress.  Support HER Foundation’s efforts to…

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HER Foundation is an Ambassador for Malnutrition Awareness Week

We are proud to announce that the HER Foundation has joined ASPEN, the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, as an Ambassador for ASPEN Malnutrition Awareness Week on October 5-9, 2020. It’s a week filled with valuable educational webinars and sharing of informational materials. The goal of Malnutrition Awareness Week is to educate healthcare…

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