Pregnancy and Lactation Weekly Digest

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For the Week Ending August 26, 2018. 

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‘My baby would have died if I had stayed’
Expectant mothers from Venezuela are crossing the border to Brazil due to a lack of prenatal care. Read about it here.

 

The woman who created ‘Tinder for lonely moms’

As the first of her friends to become a mom, Michelle Kennedy didn’t have a network of other mothers to share her experiences with. She had worked in high roles in tech start-ups and dating apps, as Director of Bumble and Deputy CEO of Badoo, so she decided to use her experience to help create a solution for modern moms. More than a year on, Michelle’s “dating” app Peanut has had more than 17 million swipes. Watch a video about it here.

There must be something in the water: Hospital in Arizona has 16 pregnant nurses

There’s a baby boom in an Arizona hospital and it’s not coming from the maternity ward. Sixteen nurses who work in the intensive care unit of the Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa are pregnant. Watch a video and read about it here.

Argentine police officer hailed for breastfeeding crying baby promoted to sergeant

An Argentine police officer who was hailed for breastfeeding a crying and malnourished baby has been promoted to sergeant. Pictures of Celeste Ayala caring for the infant went viral across the world after she discovered him alone at a children’s hospital on the outskirts of Buenos Aires last week. Read about it here.

The most popular article on The Pulse this week was Your Dilating Cervix – The Gateway To Baby’s Birth. Read it here.

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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