Pregistry Newsletter- September 21, 2020

A collaboration of Pregistry and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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HOW TO DEAL WITH THE STRESS OF TRYING TO CONCEIVE

Trying to conceive can be quite the emotional rollercoaster. On one hand, deciding that you are ready to raise a family is an incredibly exciting time, spending your days imagining the kind of Mom you would become whilst scrolling through the baby name books and planning the ideal time of year to try and conceive. However, attempting to start a family is also not as simple as we have potentially been led to believe. Read the full article here!

EXPERT REPORT

NAUSEA AND VOMITING IN PREGNANCY

A study published earlier this year has validated what pregnant people worldwide already knew: nausea and vomiting in pregnancy doesn’t just happen in the morning. Read on to learn more about this study, why it’s important, and what you can do if your pregnancy is making you sick. 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

CEREBRAL PALSY AND PREMATURE BIRTH

A little more than 10 years ago, I unexpectedly went into labor at just shy of 32 weeks with contractions every two minutes. Upon my admission to the labor and delivery ward at the local hospital, the doctors did everything they could to help stop, or at least slow, the contractions. Every extra 24 hours we could get before delivering my twin babies was so important for their development. Unfortunately, when it became clear that the twins needed to be born because they were both under distress, another worry unfolded itself. One of my doctors told me my babies would be at risk for cerebral palsy. Read the full article here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

SOCIAL FORUMS

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our Social Forums. This is your place to interact with fellow pregnant women, friends, health care professionals, and Pregistry staff. Most forums are public and open to all, others are private to protect your confidentiality and to provide you with a safe environment to ask and discuss any issues that are important to you. View special forums 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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