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HG Support for Mother's & Families

The number of support options to find other's who understand the challenges of HG is growing. Many have online areas for discussion and e-mail addresses so mothers around the world can benefit. The sites listed below are sorted by the country of their headquarters, but you may contact any of them. If you find one we missed, feel free to e-mail us their contact information at webmaster@helpher.org.

United States

  • HER Foundation Volunteers
    Our list of volunteers who are eager to help.
     
  • HER Forums:
    Share your experience, read other's stories and ask questions.
     
  • Sidelines (888-447-4754):
    Online and phone support for women on bed rest or with high risk pregnancies.
     
  • HG Survivors:
    Aims to raise awareness of HG, raise the discourse with legislators, and raise research funds to help find a cure.
     
  • HuGS:
    Hyperemesis Survivors Online Support. Read the stories of other women with HG.


  • Hyperemesis Gravidarum Awareness Page:
    Support and information for women and their families living with severe nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.

Canada

  • Motherisk (800-436-8477):
    Counsels on managing nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, and safety or risk of drugs, chemicals and disease during pregnancy and lactation.
     
  • Sidelines Canada:
    (Prenatal Support Network)

International HG Support

Online Discussions

Abortion/Medical Termination

General Support for Mother's

  • Mothers and More:
    Support for working mothers
     
  • MOPS:
    Mothers of preschoolers
     
  • Mom's Club:
    International Support Group
     
  • Look in local parenting newspapers (check at toy stores and family restaurants) for support groups.

Updated on: Apr. 18, 2013

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