Pregistry Newsletter- November 16, 2020

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ALL ABOUT

WRAPS AND WAIST TRAINERS FOR PREGNANT AND RECENTLY PREGNANT WOMEN

Belly wraps, waist trainers, waist wraps, and corsets have been around for hundreds of years- dating back as far as the Victorian era and stretching to as recent as the Kardashians. Many famous women have been known to use them religiously in addition to post-pregnancy. Are they safe? Are waist trainers, corsets, or waist wraps beneficial or are they detrimental to postpartum health? Read the full article here!

EXPERT REPORT

KIDNEY STONES AND PREGNANCY

Probably, you have heard a lot about whooping cough –also known as pertussis—as a childhood infectious disease that is extremely dangerous, yet completely preventable through vaccination. But you may have heard less about pertussis in adults, including pregnant women, and the adult version of the vaccine, called Tdap, which you should receive during every pregnancy. So today let’s focus on pertussis in connection with the mother. 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 EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH DURING PREGNANCY

Pregnancy changes a lot of things about your life. It can make you feel terrible, amplify worries about your job, and change your relationship with your partner. Plus, there are hormonal shifts that make it hard to sleep and completely mess with your emotions. If you feel yourself struggling with poor mental health, take heart! There is help out there and you don’t have to suffer. Read on for ideas about what to look out for, as well as coping strategies. Read the full article here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES

 FUN AND INSPIRATION

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our “Fun and Inspiration” section, which is full of photos, comics, and quotes that will make you laugh and give you inspiration during those hard days. 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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