Come Home to HER: Suzanne

May 1, 2017

It was January 1999, and I was 13 weeks pregnant sitting in the Emergency Room hooked to an IV. Since violently vomiting Thanksgiving dinner, I had barely kept anything down. The ER doctors looked at my blood work, and I have never seen a team move so fast. This was my introduction to medical professionals that understood how…

Jessica’s Story of Loss

October 28, 2016

They say when you see those two little lines on your home pregnancy test, your life is forever changed. As I wrestled my 9 month old into his pj’s I can say this is very true. However, sometimes life changes in ways we couldn’t imagine. When you see those two lines you start picturing the future filled…

I had a niggle – #HERstory Guest Blog by Emma Paget

March 11, 2016

I had a niggle*. A niggle that remained after all plausible causes for my bouts of sickness and fatigue were eliminated and two whizzy sticks later the niggle was confirmed. There was a bundle of joy! I was brought to my knees – in the bathroom. Repeatedly! “Morning sickness is part of the pregnancy!” “It won’t last.…

LaLanne’s Thoughts

June 4, 2014

“Making the journey across country to meet my fellow HG survivors was something I had to do. Hearing similar survival stories from other HG moms and their supportive HG dads was healing for my soul. Someone FINALLY understood the suffering I endured to have my children. It was quite an emotional day for both my…

An interview with HG author, advocate and survivor, Ashli Foshee McCall

April 21, 2013

The HER Foundation and Ashli Foshee McCall are like old friends — they go way back and have been working together to help HG women around the globe. For many years, Ashli has donated her books to the HER Foundation to help us raise money for awareness, education and research. Ashli has just released a…

A letter from Dr. Marlena Fejzo, Harvard PhD, HG research scientist and HG survivor

June 25, 2012

Dr. Marlena Fejzo wants to share her story with you about HG and share why she is so dedicated to the cause. She is grateful for the help of the HER Foundation over the past few years in helping fund and recruit participants for her research. Dr. Fejzo is truly one of the leading researchers…

Rare Disorder Turns Pregnancy Into Nightmare

June 20, 2012

Thanks to Angela and Justin Phelps of the Lansing, Michigan, area for sharing their story of HG with their local FOX affiliate, WLIX! You both did a great job and have helped raise awareness for HG! We also want to thank Dr. Robert Seiler for his words about HG as well. Raising public awareness is…

NFL wife, Amanda Tynes, joins forces with the HER Foundation to raise awareness for Hyperemesis Gravidarum (HG)

May 21, 2012

Amanda Tynes is a two time survivor of HG and the wife of the NY Giants kicker and SuperBowl Champion, Lawrence Tynes. “I am excited to add my voice and personal story with HG to the HER Foundation’s mission of increasing awareness and procuring funding for education and research. HG is a terrible disease that…

Providence Rhode Island news anchor, Doreen Scanlon, shares her story of HG with the public

May 16, 2012

They will be following her throughout her pregnancy. Please take time to send her some kind words of encouragement and support. View her story Part One View her story Part Two Thanks to ABC6 for allowing the HER Foundation to share her story.