Pregistry Newsletter- March 19, 2019

ALL ABOUT

DENIED PREGNANCY: BEING PREGNANT WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING

Ashley is 29-year-old woman who is brought to the Emergency Department of her local hospital by co-workers who found her in the restroom in agony from abdominal cramping. On finding her, after hearing her screams, they noted that she was bleeding heavily from the vagina, and she had told them that she was suffering from a very bad period. Ten minutes after arriving at the Emergency Department, as the nurse was starting an intravenous line, preparing to give Ashley some fluids, Ashley’s water broke. She was indeed pregnant. Very pregnant. Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

MAMMAL BITES DURING PREGNANCY

Since pregnant women are more often at home than working in a zoo or a circus, the most common mammal bit scenario during pregnancy is a bite from a pet, such as a cat or dog. Bites from rodents also are not uncommon during pregnancy, particularly among women who work with laboratory rodents. 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

WHY UNNECESSARY ANTIBIOTICS ARE BAD FOR YOUR BABY

It’s a common scenario: your child has a fever, cough, and thick green mucus coming from her nose. You take her to the urgent care, and they diagnosis sinusitis or an ear infection or bronchitis, and you get a prescription for an antibiotic. Simple, right? Well, in many cases that prescription is not helpful, is unnecessary, and may even be harmful. One study published in 2016 found that over a two-year period in the US, about 30% of all antibiotic prescriptions written were unnecessary. Why is that a big deal? Because it can cause a lot of problems, for you, your children, and everyone around you. Read more here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

MY ADDRESS BOOK

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is My address book. This is an easy-to-use address book where you can store the contact information of up to 5 people. If you click on “view map”, it will show the location on Google Maps. Tapping on the email address will automatically open your email provider. And if you use a cellphone, click on the phone number to make a call. Read more here!

ANNOUNCING THE MARCH GIVEAWAY! 

WIN A 3 MONTH SUPPLY OF BABY DIAPERS!

Luvs Ultra Leakguards Disposable Diapers Nightlock Plus locks away wetness, even overnight! Breathable Cotton- like cover Super soft on baby’s skin for a comfortable feel.  All you have to do is CLICK HERE AND ENTER YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS TO WIN!! After you enter your email address, you will receive an email. You must click on the link provided in the email to be considered for this giveaway. It’s free! Conditions apply.

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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