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If HG continued past mid-pregnancy, did you experience complications during delivery related to your poor health such as a strained ligaments/joints, pelvic floor damage, prolonged or weak pushing, fainting, low blood pressure, low pain tolerance, forceps/assisted delivery, broken bones, nerve damage, low amniotic fluid, fetal problems due to difficult delivery, etc.?

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As seen in...
Baby MagazineHealth Magazine
HER Interview on TV: WJLA TV7 & WUSA TV9
Survivors of HG publish new books.
MAY 2005
Hyperemesis Gravidarum: The Overlooked, But Deadly Pregnancy Disease (Becerra.house.gov, Sept 2005)
Boring [Oregon, USA] resident tries to help pregnant women (The Oregonian (Oregon Live), June 2005)
Miscarriages, nausea caused by little-known disease (Medill News, May 2005)
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Dr. Phil

The Dr. Phil show aired on April 12th 2007 and we want to thank all of you who watched as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) was given a national stage, thanks to Dr. Phil and his staff. Now we need to keep the momentum going and let our voices be heard!

Please email Dr. Philthis external site opens in a new window and tell him and his producers "thank you" and how an entire show dedicated to the topic of HG should be on his schedule for next season. Tell him your story and how HG has changed your life. Make sure your friends and family members join in and write in as well. Remember "Together we are heard, alone we are silent!"

Plus go on Dr. Phil's website and join in on the message boardsthis external site opens in a new window about the show talking about HG. These boards are watched closely by the producers, so the more they see people discussing HG the better.

Founders of the HER Foundation thank Dr. Phil
The Founders of the HER Foundation meet Dr. Phil to thank him for helping inform the public about hyperemesis.
From left to right, Kimber MacGibbon, Dr. Phil McGraw, Ann Marie King and Jeremy King.

Updated on: Oct. 14, 2015

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