Pregistry Newsletter- January 4, 2021

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ALL ABOUT

HOW TO KEEP YOUR BABY’S TEETH HEALTHY

Even though they are temporary, your baby’s teeth are important, and are still susceptible to cavities. Baby teeth are necessary for chewing, speaking, and smiling. They also serve as placeholders for the adult teeth. If baby bottle tooth decay often called bottle rot, is left untreated, pain and infection can result. Severely decayed teeth may need to be removed. If teeth are infected or lost too early due to baby bottle tooth decay, your child may develop poor eating habits, speech problems, crooked teeth, and damaged adult teeth. In addition, the chances that adult teeth will end up being crooked are greatly increased. Read the full article here!

EXPERT REPORT

STREP THROAT DURING PREGNANCY

Getting strep throat during pregnancy is even more frustrating than it is normally. Rest assured you are not alone if questioning strep throat during pregnancy. Strep throat is a bacterial infection in the throat and the tonsils. The throat gets irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. There are many different types of strep bacteria. Some cause more serious illness than others. Women can get strep throat during pregnancy, but being pregnant does not make a woman more likely to get it. Read our blog on the Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report about written by one of our doctors!

LAST WEEK’S TOP BLOG

FOUR TIPS TO SLEEP BETTER DURING PREGNANCY

One of the first inconveniences that rear their ugly heads early on can be first trimester insomnia and trouble with sleeping. Pregnant women tend to get more sleep during their first trimesters but experience a big drop in the quality of their sleep. It doesn’t take long for pregnancy to start having an effect on your body. Long before the baby bump starts to show, you’ll experience morning sickness, frequent urination, and other symptoms that make it increasingly difficult to sleep. Read the full article here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES

SOCIAL FORUMS 

Pregistry.com has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our sleek Social Forums. This is your place to interact with fellow pregnant women, friends, health care professionals, and Pregistry staff. Most forums are public and open to all, others are private to protect your confidentiality and to provide you with a safe environment to ask and discuss any issues that are important to you. Learn more here!

Pregistry’s vision is a world in which all pregnant women and their health care providers have the accurate information they need to successfully treat medical conditions that occur during pregnancy and ensure the best health outcomes for mothers and their babies. 
Sarita Balaban
Sarita Balaban is an undergraduate student at Touro College Los Angeles. As a Digital Marketing Associate, Sarita edits Pregistry's weekly newsletter and designs images for our social medial channels.

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