It seems like no condition is both well-known and poorly understood as hiccups. Fortunately, singultus, as hiccups is officially known, is almost never a major issue in babies. Since almost all infants (and fetuses) will suffer from the condition at one time or another, though, it’s worth looking at what we know about them. Once we examine possible causes, it’s easier to understand the logic (or lack thereof) of treatments that have been recommended over the ages. Read more here!
POLYCISTIC OVARY SYNDROME
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a common hormone imbalance that affects up to 10 percent of women during childbearing years. PCOS causes changes that may increase male hormones and may make you less responsive to insulin. These changes can lead to decreased egg production or failure of your ovaries to release eggs regularly. You may have irregular periods and difficulty becoming pregnant. Read our blog on The Pulse here and here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!
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HIGHER IQ FOR YOUR BABY AND OTHER BENEFITS OF MORNING SICKNESS
Have you noticed that whenever a woman gets sick to her stomach for no reason in a movie or TV show, she turns out to be pregnant? That act never gets old because it is based on a simple truth. Most women do get morning sickness early in pregnancy. It may be the first sign of pregnancy. Read more here!
FUN AND INSPIRATION
Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our “Fun and Inspiration” section, which is full of photos, comics, and quotes that will make you laugh and give you inspiration during those hard days. Learn more here!