This Week’s Top Pregnancy & Lactation News


This week we reached important milestones:

  1. Thanks to YOU, our Facebook base has grown beyond 40,000 followers! We want to acknowledge especially those of you who provide comments. We love to read them!
  2. Congratulations to Rachael D., of New River (AZ), for winning Pregistry’s December giveaway (a mini co-sleeper bassinet)!  Quite incredibly, Rachael told us that she is scheduled to receive the bassinet on Wednesday, which is her birthday!
  3. Have you seen the Pregistry Blog Video? It is just 2 minutes long, but we had a lot of fun making it and we can’t wait for you to check it out and share it with your friends.

Check out the top news from the week of January 3rd, 2016:

A new study reports that using oral contraceptives right before or during pregnancy is not associated with a higher risk of birth defects. Read all about it here and find out why it has been trending. 

A popular discussion was brought up again: would you smoke marijuana during pregnancy to fight morning sickness? Find out what people responded here.  

Pregistry’s top blog post of the week discusses using laughing gas during labor.  This may not be a laughing matter to you, but some people swear by it!  Check it out.

Have a great weekend and don’t forget to share this with your friends. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Diego Wyszynski
Dr. Diego Wyszynski is the Founder and CEO of Pregistry. He is an expert on the effects of medications and vaccines in pregnancy and lactation and an accomplished writer, having published 3 books with Oxford University Press and more than 70 articles in medical journals. In 2017, he was selected a TEDMED Research Scholar. Diego attended the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.

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