Pregistry Newsletter- August 5, 2019

FACT OR MYTH

STRESS DURING PREGNANCY

If you are like most people, you feel stressed out from time to time. That’s even more true during pregnancy. When we talk about suffering from stress during pregnancy, however, it means that you feel as though you are struggling every day, the entire day, 24/7. In such cases, you are likely to have an anxiety disorder, or features of an anxiety disorder that may not be enough for an actual diagnosis. Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

UTERINE FIBROIDS DURING PREGNANCY

Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that include leiomyomas that develop in the smooth muscle of the wall of the uterus. Leiomyomas can be present prior to pregnancy, during pregnancy, or after a woman gives birth. As pregnancy develops and advances, however, these tumors can cause trouble, since they occupy space in the uterus and interfere with its normal ability to stretch evenly. Read our blogs on The Pulse here, and here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!

LAST WEEK’S TOP BLOG

FINGER FOODS FOR YOUR BABY

The only hard and fast rule when it comes to babies is that there’s no perfect approach that applies to every baby! This is certainly true when it comes to starting solid food. My oldest loved the Baby-Led Weaning approach, where we offered finger foods right from the start. My second is just starting solids—or, at least, oat porridge and the occasional fruit puree. Read more here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

EXPERT REPORTS ON CONDITIONS, EXPOSURES, AND MEDICATIONS DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our Export Reports section, which has reports on more than 250 medical conditions, 75 exposures, and 150 medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The reports can be accessed for free and they can be saved and shared with family and friends. 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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