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Celebrate 21 Years of Help and Hope for HG

The Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation’s mission is to provide Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) support, advocacy, education, and research to improve treatment  and outcomes.

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Kierstan’s HG Truths

I have been sick in all four of my pregnancies, and my first two ended in first trimester miscarriages. I got pregnant with my first daughter in 2017 and was sick days after conception. I didn’t understand why I wasn’t feeling well and ended up taking a test at 4.5 weeks. I just kept getting…

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

When do HG patients call their doctor?

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Stella Escobedo Reports on Hyperemesis Gravidarum and HER Foundation

Stella Inger Escobedo reports on hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) and the HER Foundation on The CW San Diego. The piece features Escobedo’s diagnosis with HG in first trimester and interviews with Marlena Fejzo, PhD., geneticist and member of the HER Board of Directors, and Dominique Albrecht, HER leader. The story highlights our new collaborative campaign, 1MomIs2Many.…

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Losing Quinn

This time last year, I noticed Facebook friends posting about National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day, a day I’d never heard of, and I made a note to hold space for those expectant parents who lost their babies. Three days later, I started bleeding and was devastated to learn that my 7 week embryo…

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HERstory: Veronica

This summer, we had the pleasure of interviewing Veronica about her experience with Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG). Veronica is an HG survivor and native Venezuelan who is currently residing in Toronto, Canada. Veronica is the first mom we were able to interview in her native language, Spanish, as part of our #HERstory Global Initiative. Below is…

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World Breastfeeding Week 2020

At the HER Foundation, we’re celebrating World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is August 1-7. The week is a worldwide event intended to inform, educate, and engage individuals and promote the benefits of breastfeeding, benefits for the baby, mother, and planet. All women/parents have the right to be supported by society to breastfeed optimally. Support can come from families, communities, health systems and workplaces.

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In Celebration of World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week 2020 is August 1-7!

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HER Foundation Guest Blog for Mommy Labor Nurse

HER Foundation’s Kimber MacGibbon, wrote a guest post for Liesel Teen’s blog, Mommy Labor Nurse. Teen is a prominent blogger and labor and delivery nurse.

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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 of us piled together in the hospital bed, our family complete. What I did not envision was a high-risk pregnancy riddled with complications caused by…

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