Pregistry Newsletter- August 26, 2019

ALL ABOUT

HAVING A YELLOW BABY

You’re currently reclining in your not so comfortable hospital bed and waiting for the doctor’s words so you can leave the hospital. You are sick and tired of the plastic bed, of the hospital smell, and of the doctors and nurses in general. The doctor comes into your room and says the dreaded words, “you’re not going home tonight.” The doctor continues with a sentence that makes little sense: “Baby is fine, there’s just a little problem with the Bilirubin levels.” Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

FIBROMYALGIA AND PREGNANCY

If you are one of the millions of women diagnosed with fibromyalgia, there is a good chance you will become pregnant or are thinking about pregnancy. That’s because up to 90 percent of people with fibromyalgia are women and most are diagnosed during childbearing years. If you have fibromyalgia, you already know that it is a frustrating and mysterious condition to live with. 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

WHAT DO BABY TEARS MEAN?

There are three types of baby tears, just like adult tears. The types are called basal, reflex, and emotional tears. Basal tears are tears that are always being made to keep the eyes from drying out. Reflex tears are tears that flush out the eyes when they are irritated; think about peeling an onion. The only tears that are associated with crying are emotional tears. These are the most interesting tears because humans are the only animals that seem to have them. 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. Read 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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