Pregistry Newsletter- June 4, 2019

ALL ABOUT

A NEW OPTION FOR INFERTILITY: UTERINE DONATION

For about five percent of women, pregnancy is impossible even with the latest in vitro fertilization technology. These women have a condition called uterine factor infertility (UFI). UFI is a uterus that can not hold a pregnancy. Women with UFI may have had their uterus removed (hysterectomy) for medical reasons or they may have been born with a deformed uterus or without any uterus, a rare condition called MRKH syndrome. Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

PREGNANCY AND GLAUCOMA

You may think that glaucoma is a disease of old people, not pregnant women. But glaucoma starts to become common in people over age 40, and more women are having babies at that age. The rate of glaucoma in pregnant women over age 40 is about 2-3 percent. A few more women may have had glaucoma since childhood, called congenital glaucoma. 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

SWOLLEN ANKLES AND SENSITIVE TOES DURING PREGNANCY

Is it impossible to find classy and comfortable shoes to wear to work and at home while pregnant? You have swollen feet. You need good footwear to provide stability and support as your weight increases and your center of balance shifts. Read more here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

DUE DATE CALCULATOR

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our sleek Due Date Calculator, which shows you when you are due and lots of other important dates you should be aware of! 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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