Pregistry Newsletter- February 10, 2020

ALL ABOUT

THE ROLE OF THE FDA IN MAKING SURE MEDICATIONS ARE SAFE DURING PREGNANCY

When you are pregnant, you want to do everything in your power to keep yourself and your growing baby safe. That includes not taking medicines or using products that might be harmful. The FDA is a great resource for learning about the drugs you consider taking, and you should be confident that the FDA-provided information is accurate and scientifically sound. Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

EAR INFECTIONS IN PREGNANCY

Maybe your ear feels blocked, or everything is beginning to sound a little muffled to you. Maybe your significant other tires of your saying, “What?” all the time. Or perhaps you have a real, honest-to-goodness earache—just like the one you had when you were four years old. Any or all of these signs could mean that you have an ear infection. And with so much else to deal with in pregnancy, it’s probably even more uncomfortable than it otherwise would be. 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

CONGENITAL HEART DEFECTS: THE GOOD NEWS

No parent ever wants to hear the words congenital heart disease. These heart defects that children are born with affect the structure of the heart and the way blood flows through the heart’s chambers and valves. Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are the most common type of birth defect. The good news is that advances in diagnosis, care, and surgery for these babies has improved steadily over the last 30 years. 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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