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The national advocacy groups below have been carefully chosen because they provide in-depth and important information to help women like you get the facts you need to have a healthy pregnancy.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

Nation’s leading group of healthcare professionals providing healthcare for women.

American Pregnancy Association (APA)

Nonprofit health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness.

Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)

APGO represents academic obstetrician-gynecologists in the United States and Canada. It occupies a unique position in offering contemporary, applicable teaching tools for physician-educators, and learning mechanisms for faculty, students and residents, with the ultimate goal of providing optimum healthcare to women.

Hyperemesis Education and Research Foundation

Organization dedicated to providing comprehensive education and support on hyperemesis gravidarum, a severe form of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP).

March of Dimes

Nonprofit organization focused on improving the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. Provides information and resources for individuals and medical professionals to help women have healthy pregnancies and healthy babies.

Mayo Clinic

Nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research, and education.


National Institutes of Health’s website offering reliable, up-to-date health information on a variety of topics.

Motherisk Program

Affiliated with The Hospital for Sick Children of Toronto. Toll-free help line on nausea and vomiting for Canadian and US residents.

MotherToBaby’s Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy (NVP) Fact Sheet

Answers frequently asked questions; provided as a service of the non-profit Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), who is dedicated to providing evidencebased information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health: Pregnancy

Organization that is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services on Women’s Health. Provides information on what women can do before, during, and after pregnancy to help babies get a healthy start on life.

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Don't ignore morning sickness

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What does NVP stand for?

NVP is a medical condition called nausea and vomiting of pregnancy.

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