Pregistry Newsletter- January 6, 2019

GHP MAGAZINE RECOGNIZES PREGISTRY IN THE 2019 HEALTHCARE & PHARMACEUTICAL AWARDS WINNERS

BEST PREGNANCY & LACTATION INFORMATION PLATFORM 2019

Read an interview with our Founder and CEO, Dr. Diego Wyszynski, here.

FACT OR MYTH

BORN WITHOUT A UTERUS OR VAGINA 

MRKH syndrome is the name of a unusual medical condition that affects about one in 4,500 women. A child born with this syndrome may appear and feel like a completely normal girl until about the age of 16. She will have a normal appearing vagina, normal breast development, normal sexual identification, and a normal puberty. The usual first sign is failure to have her first period. Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

HYPERTENSION IN PREGNANCY

About 7 percent of young adults in the United States have high blood pressure. In younger adults, systolic pressure is usually higher in men than women, but women do have an increased tendency toward hypertension when they are pregnant. Whether or not you are pregnant, the risk of hypertension increases with smoking, obesity, and kidney problems. Read our blog on The Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!

LAST WEEK’S TOP BLOG

BREASTFEEDING SUPPLIES YOU DO AND DON’T NEED

When you start your breastfeeding journey for the very first time, it can be hard to know where to begin. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the right and wrong way to breastfeed, things to try, things to avoid and a whole host of techniques to achieve that perfect latch, and it can be more than a little overwhelming. You can also be bombarded with a list of essential items you must buy for breastfeeding, but how many are really essential? What breastfeeding items can you manage without? Read more here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

SOCIAL FORUMS

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our 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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