THE FOURTH TRIMESTER
The fourth trimester describes the period from when your baby is born until three months after their birth which you may find the term a bit strange as your baby is already born. However, human babies enter the world completely dependent on caregivers to provide for their every need. Read the full article here!
SINUSITIS DURING PREGNANCY
About 20 to 40 percent of women of child bearing age experience symptoms sinusitis, resulting from rhinitis, the common cold. Furthermore, 10 to 30 percent of pregnant women with colds develop acute sinusitis while still pregnant, whereas other others can develop chronic sinusitis during pregnancy. Additionally, changes in hormone levels can worsen sinusitis during pregnancy, or trigger a non-infectious kind of sinusitis. Read our blog on The Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!
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IF YOU ARE PREGNANT AND HAVE BACK PAIN, YOU ARE NOT ALONE
Around 18 weeks into pregnancy almost 50% of women experience moderate to severe back pain. The good news is, your baby is growing. That’s exactly what should be happening but it can still be tough on your back. You’ve got lots of company, as most pregnant women experience back pain, usually starting in the second half of pregnancy. Pregnancy back pain typically happens where the pelvis meets your spine, at the sacroiliac joint. There are many possible reasons why it happens. Read last week’s top blog here!
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!