Pregistry Newsletter- September 29, 2019

FACT OR MYTH

EATING FISH OR SUSHI WHILE PREGNANT

While there are some fish that are high in mercury you should avoid, such as shark, swordfish, king mackerel, tuna and tilefish, there are many species of fish that are perfectly okay to consume. Fish that are safe (low in mercury) and healthy (high in omega-3 fatty acids) to consume include salmon, anchovies, herring, sardines, trout, Atlantic or Pacific mackerel, cod and canned light tuna. Sushi is also usually safe to consume when pregnant; however, depending on the type of fish used, you should make sure that it has been frozen first to kill any parasites that might be lurking. Read more here!

EXPERT REPORT

ACNE

Acne is a common skin disorder that persists over many decades. It typically appears on regions of the body with the biggest sebaceous glands and with sebaceous glands that are particularly responsive to hormone levels. Generally, this means in the face, chest, neck, and back. Acne can range in severity from very mild consisting of a few pink pimples with small amounts of pus appearing and disappearing over time, to very severe forms consisting of numerous, large, very pussy nodules concentrated together. Read our blog on The Pulse and, available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!

LAST WEEK’S TOP BLOG

PREGNANCY NOSEBLEED: WHAT TO DO

As if you didn’t have enough to think about during pregnancy, you should know that there is an increased risk for nosebleeds. The medical term is epistaxis of pregnancy. About one in five pregnant women will experience a nosebleed. That’s about four times the risk for women who are not pregnant. Read more here!

PREGISTRY TOOLS 

MY PHOTO GALLERY 

Pregistry.com has many free useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our Photo Gallery, where you can upload photos of your growing bump and add text to remember what it was like to be pregnant at that time. Then, generate a beautiful video with our exclusive tool and save it or share it with friends and family. All for free! Read more here!

JOEY’S BABY DIARIES  

AN ORIGINAL PREGISTRY WEBSERIES 

Joey is a British pop singer/songwriter, actress, model, radio presenter, and first-time mom! In Joey’s Baby Diaries, she takes us along her pregnancy journey with stories, wit, and a bit of information.
Joey’s Baby Diaries consists of 18 short episodes available on YouTube.Some topics covered in the series:Joey is the star of the series, but how does her British celebrity husband feel about it?.What happens when a pregnant model goes lingerie shopping?Watch Joey teaching a work-out session for pregnant women. Watch Joey’s baby diaries 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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