Pregistry Newsletter- October 5, 2020

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ALL ABOUT

SIGNS OF INFECTION POST LABOR

Whilst most women’s labor goes without serious complications, some women may experience infections after giving birth. When identified quickly, most of these infections are relatively minor and can be cleared up quickly with a simple course of antibiotics. Others however, if left untreated, can lead to far more serious infections and even sepsis, something which I personally experienced after the birth of my second child. Read the full article here!

EXPERT REPORT

FOLLICULITIS DURING PREGNANCY

Folliculitis is a common skin problem. The little “pockets” that your hair grows in are called follicles. When bacteria or other debris get trapped in the follicles, they can become inflamed and swollen. 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

5 TIPS FOR WHEN YOUR BABY IS KICKING YOUR BLADDER OR PUNCHING YOU FROM THE INSIDE OUT!

The first time you feel your little one kick is purely magical. The second time feels even better. The twentieth and hundredth times you feel your baby kick feel a little different, especially when it’s your bladder being kicked. You feel the baby move for the first time, and it’s magical — until it’s more frequent, it happens all night long, you can’t sleep, and your internal organs feel like punching bags for your baby. They gain great pleasure from popping you when you least expect it, especially on your bladder when there’s no restroom in sight. Why do they do that? Are they strong enough to kick through your bladder? What does it mean when your baby is kicking your bladder? Read last week’s full blog 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 Expert 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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