This Week’s Top Pregnancy & Lactation News

Top News Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

The week has been a fun one and we hope it’s been the same for you.  We are excited to see the community grow and now we have a Facebook community of over 60k members!! Are you in on the action too? We are so excited to get to know you all! Tell us what you love about the community the most in the comments section below or on our Facebook page.

Our latest giveaway is closed now and we have picked our winner among 740 entries! The name will be announced on Monday.

Check out and catch up on all the top news: Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
The Public Health agencies of some countries, including Canada, are advising women who want to get pregnant to wait at least two months after visiting countries where the Zika virus is circulating — or could begin circulating — before trying to conceive. Read more about the precautions here.  

Half of pregnant women attending their first maternity appointment are overweight or obese and being obese during pregnancy increases the risk of complications, such as gestational diabetes.  Is this a concern for you? Find out what has caused a stir for so many women.  

Pregnant women who take Vitamin D during winter ‘strengthen baby’s bones’.  Did you know that weak bones in childhood is linked to conditions such as osteoperosis? Read more about this report here.  

Top Pregistry blog post of the week:
Concerned about Pollution? What’s The Impact Of Air Pollution On Pregnancy? Read more about it here.  You won’t regret it.  

Pregistry’s videos are going viral! Have you seen them yet? The video about the Pregnancy and Lactation sections of medication labels has been viewed more than 42,000 times! You can subscribe to Pregistry’s YouTube channel and access all our videos there.

Have a great weekend and please share this blog post with your friends! Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and Pinterest – you will love it!

Stefanie Amini
Stefanie is Director of Social Media at Pregistry.

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