Giving Tuesday 2021

21 Years of Impact was made possible by the support of our community. And there is such hope for change. Don’t you feel it! Here at HER, we are ready for a BIG day in the nonprofit world: Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Giving Tuesday is the largest giving day of the year, and we…

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Steps of Self Advocacy

We created this tool to help guide HG patients through the steps of self advocacy.

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World Prematurity Day: Meet Crew and Tru

Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is a risk factor for premature birth. HG is defined as a potentially life-threatening pregnancy disease that may cause weight loss, malnutrition, dehydration, and debility due to severe nausea and/or vomiting, and may cause long-term health issues for mother and baby(ies). Did you know: 15% of HG pregnancies result in premature birth…

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Prematurity Awareness Day

November 17th is Prematurity Awareness Month. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is one of the leading causes of prematurity. 15% of HG pregnancies result in premature birth (a 4-fold increased risk) and are more likely to result in babies that are small for gestational age and growth restricted.  Support HER Foundation’s efforts to improve the care of…

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HERstory: Amy

I had baby fever. I wanted a baby so bad it hurt. I was jealous of others who were pregnant. When I saw pregnant women, they looked so happy waddling around, picking out baby stuff, and always talking about how great it was. When I got pregnant with my daughter in the fall of 2010, I was…

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Prematurity Awareness Month

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) is one of the leading causes of prematurity. 15% of HG pregnancies result in premature birth (a 4-fold increased risk) are more likely to deliver babies that are small for gestational age and growth restricted.  Support HER Foundation’s efforts to improve the care of HG mothers and…

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Yeti limited edition logo cups

SPECIAL EDITION YETI CUPS!

We have a special treat for you! Just in time for the holidays! We have ordered LIMITED EDITION premium Yeti cups with the HER or 1 MOM is 2 Many logo so you can share your HG story while enjoying your favorite drink! NOTE: The maroon cups are on order and will ship later in…

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Research Summary: Safety of Ondansetron (Zofran) in Pregnancy

2021 Dormuth CR, Winquist B, Fisher A, et al. Comparison of Pregnancy Outcomes of Patients Treated With Ondansetron vs Alternative Antiemetic Medications in a Multinational, Population-Based Cohort “This meta-analysis of cohort studies of 456,963 pregnancies in 3 countries published in JAMA, found treatment with ondansetron was not significantly associated with increased risk of fetal death,…

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Celebrate 21 Years of Help and Hope for HG

The HER Foundation is 21! The Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation’s mission is to provide Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG) support, advocacy, education, and research to improve treatment  and outcomes. Here’s a listicle to celebrate 21 of the many ways HER has supported families! Launch the first website on HG to educate about treatment options, help those suffering from HG, and…

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How to Support an Employee with HG or other High Risk Complications of Pregnancy

We recently asked our HG community to share their own “behind the scenes” work stories. Dozens of mothers bravely raised their voices about the obstacles that prohibited them from being healthy, productive employees during their pregnancies, including insufficient job security and a lack of compassion from employers. We compiled their responses to make a succinct…

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