Pregistry Newsletter- July 15, 2019

FACT OR MYTH

PREGNANCY AND STUFFY NOSES

It is not uncommon for pregnant women to get a very stuffy and runny nose. After ruling out other causes of nasal obstruction and allergic rhinitis, it becomes apparent that the cause of the nasal congestion is pregnancy. This condition is very common but rarely written about. It is a type of nasal congestion not due to any cause other than pregnancy and it disappears within two weeks of giving birth. Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

MARIJUANA DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

I was surprised when my daughter told me about a friend who smoked marijuana during pregnancy. I shouldn’t have been. Turns out marijuana is the most commonly used recreational drug during pregnancy. With more states legalizing marijuana for medical and recreational use, many pregnant women may not see any danger. Read our blogs on The Pulse herehere, and here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!

LAST WEEK’S TOP BLOG

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S POLICIES ON PREGNANCY

It can be difficult to know the actual policy positions of a politician when it comes to topics as emotionally charged as pregnancy. In the United States, with any presidential administration, uncertainty surrounding such issues can result from compromises between groups of differing opinions. Read more here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

MY CALENDAR

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is “My Calendar” which is synchronized with the dates from “My due date calculator”. To see a Pregnancy Daily Tip, touch or double click the block with very soft red background for the desired day. To create an Event, touch or double click on the day when the event happens and enter the requested information on the pop-up window. 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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