Pregistry Newsletter- July 20, 2020

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COVID-19 HAS MADE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON PREGNANCIES.

SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCE IN AN ONLINE AND CONFIDENTIAL SURVEY AND HELP MOMS AROUND THE WORLD. 

A collaboration of Pregistry and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Click here to participate!

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SLEEPING ON YOUR BACK DURING PREGNANCY

Dates are a type of stone fruit that grow on date palm trees. You’ve probably been warned not to sleep on your back while you’re pregnant, but what’s that really all about? Read on for an explanation and—at the end—ideas for making your sleep as comfortable as possible when you are very pregnant. Read the full article here!

EXPERT REPORT

CARDIOMYOPATHY DURING PREGNANCY

Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the muscle of the heart. The heart becomes enlarged, thickened, or rigid, which makes it harder for the heart to pump blood and maintain its normal rhythm. As cardiomyopathy worsens, heart failure, arrhythmias, and heart valve problems may occur. 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

NEW STUDY: BREASTFEEDING REALLY DOES REDUCE YOUR RISK OF OVARIAN CANCER

You know that breastfeeding has tons of benefits for your baby. That’s why the World Health Organization says you should only feed your baby breast milk for the first six months and then continue breastfeeding along with other foods for up to two years. Did you know that breastfeeding also has lots of benefits for your own health? One benefit mentioned for mothers is a decreased risk of breast and ovarian cancer, but the ovarian cancer benefit always had a lot of unanswered questions. Read more here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

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!

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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