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How to Help HER Foundation

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) has an incredible impact on your life, as well as those around you. After recovery, many mothers feel a desire to help others survive this very difficult time in life. If you want to help our organization and support our mission, there are several ways you can do that. You have taken the first step by educating yourself on HG so you can increase other's awareness and effectively support others with HG.

Other Ways You Can Help:

  • Sign-up your health professional on our Referral Network which includes health professionals who are up-to-date on HG management, and provide compassionate, patient-centered care.
  • Print out our online brochures and/or survival guide for distribution to health professionals and hospitals in your area. New brochures are added periodically.
  • Refer others, including health professionals, to our site for reliable HG information and research.
  • If you have any special skills that you could offer on a volunteer basis, please fill out this volunteer survey.
  • Refer others to our site to help increase awareness and interest. See our Activism page for more.
  • Network with service-oriented companies who are willing to offer discounts to families facing HG to ease their financial burden.
  • Participate in our HG Surveys, current poll, and other available research studies. See our home page or Research Page for more links.
  • Support our efforts for publication, research and education. If you have contacts in these areas, or know of opportunities, please refer them to our site or have them contact us directly.
  • Contact your local media such as TV health reporters, pregnancy and parenting publications, and radio talk shows. Tell them about your experience with HG and refer them to our foundation.
  • Participate in our online discussion areas and social media groups to support others or share your story. See our Hyperemesis Discussion Area & Facebook Group for moms & Facebook Group discussing HG kids.
  • Volunteer to visit and/or offer support to another family in your area facing HG. See our Volunteer section.
  • Check our site regularly for latest on HG, and our Facebook page for upcoming events and activities.
  • Link to Us. You may place this image on your site with a link to our site, www.HelpHER.org.


Updated on: Oct. 23, 2015

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