With the unprecedented pandemic, the need for support and innovative management of HG is exponentially increased. Yet, donations are far below what is needed just to sustain monthly expenses. As we move into HG Awareness Month, know that we will not stop fighting for HG mothers and their babies, regardless of what is happening in the world. To keep going, we need your support!
Our two staff work many long hours, yet are paid just part time. We have some expenses that just can't be cut like our website costs so we need your help getting through this difficult time so we can focus on families in crisis. Please consider a monthly recurring gift so we can count on you in the coming months.
Our new collaborative study with UCLA/USC & 23andMe has proven that the pregnancy disorder often said to be psychological is caused by genes instead! Grants for HG research are not given unless you are doing drug studies. So we need your help in raising funds for our next phase of research so we can tell others: "IT'S IN OUR GENES, NOT OUR HEAD!"
How YOU can make a difference:
1. Join in our awareness month events.
2. Follow us on FB, Twitter & Instagram.
3. Volunteer to help HER Foundation.
4. Donate to support education/research.
What is HG?
Millions of women suffer from a serious pregnancy disease each year that takes the lives of thousands of babies (and some mothers) due to chronic malnutrition and dehydration from debilitating nausea and vomiting. The disease known as HG (hyperemesis gravidarum) is often misunderstood, unrecognized or assumed to be psychological, and thus is inadequately treated. This means women suffer to the point of being traumatized, choosing therapeutic termination, or having serious short and long-term health issues.
The children too often are affected as well. With proper treatment, most issues can be minimized or prevented, and the 1 in 3 loss rate is reduced. Grants are rarely given for HG work, so please consider supporting HER's collaborative research and education projects with a monthly donation and help save the life of a mother and baby!
Be HG aware and educate others, donate to support education and research (HG does not get grants!), and show love to an HG mother today!