HG Awareness Day

Join the HER Foundation as we shed light on HG Truths all month long. GET INVOLVED SHARE your HG story. MEET other HG survivors on Zoom. FUNDRAISE for HG education & research. CHOOSE a Facebook frame for your profile. Search frames: hyperemesis HER Foundation. INVITE others to follow the HER Foundation and learn more about HG. DONATE…

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

Call a health professional if any of the following occur: Abdominal pain, bleeding, or cramping Difficulty thinking or focusing Difficulty walking or talking Extreme fatigue and very low energy Little if any food or fluids stay down for 24+ hours Little saliva and a dry mouth Moderate or severe headache and/or fever Muscular weakness or…

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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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Impact of COVID-19 and Women’s Health: Challenges and Lessons

In honor of Women’s History Month, we are proud to join African Health Now in a webinar on the impact of COVID-19 and women’s health: Impact of COVID-19 and Women’s Health Challenges and Lessons.

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The Hearts of Gold HG Bracelet

Help us spread awareness by showing your #HGstyle everywhere you go! The Hearts of Gold gives back 10% of proceeds for this bracelet to HER Foundation.

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Do I need fluids?

After vomiting for 2-3 weeks and eating very little, women need IV vitamins including a multivitamin (MVI), and B complex (or at least thiamin). Sometimes this is forgotten, so make sure to ask about it, it is very important! B vitamins are most critical as they are depleted rapidly, especially in the presence of a high carbohydrate (e.g. sugar) diet, and come from foods not often craved during pregnancy.

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HG Patient Cards & Logo Stickers or Cling Decal

These little business-sized cards are great to buy and give to those facing HG. On one side is a list of resources HER offers women in need. On the other is a quick reference guide to HG treatment. Share them to educate others on HG care. We have durable full-color weatherproof stickers (2 x 3.5…

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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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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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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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