Levels of Severity for Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) as a disease manifests itself in different levels of severity and is not the same for every woman. Understanding the range of different experiences helps with understanding what HG is. Regardless of whether HG is mild, moderate, or severe, the mother is miserable and misses out on the joy of a healthy pregnancy.

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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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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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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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Come Home to HER: Samantha

When we saw the two pink lines on the pregnancy test for our third child, I could already picture the moment when our boys would meet their sibling: the five…

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Racial disparity in maternal healthcare

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) affects over a million women across the globe every year meaning at least 2% of pregnant women suffer from the debilitating condition. These statistics are drawn mostly…

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Amy Schumer: What is hyperemesis (HG)?

At the HER Foundation, we are grateful for Amy Schumer’s transparency in sharing her journey, openness to raising awareness, & advocacy for mothers & babies

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10 Things You Should Know When Recovering From PTSD After HG

PTSD after an HG pregnancy is treatable. You are not alone. Be patient with yourself. The Hyperemesis Education and Research (HER) Foundation is here to support you and offer resources.

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