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!
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!
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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!
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!