HOW TO KEEP YOUR BABY’S TEETH HEALTHY
Even though they are temporary, your baby’s teeth are important, and are still susceptible to cavities. Baby teeth are necessary for chewing, speaking, and smiling. They also serve as placeholders for the adult teeth. If baby bottle tooth decay often called bottle rot, is left untreated, pain and infection can result. Severely decayed teeth may need to be removed. If teeth are infected or lost too early due to baby bottle tooth decay, your child may develop poor eating habits, speech problems, crooked teeth, and damaged adult teeth. In addition, the chances that adult teeth will end up being crooked are greatly increased. Read the full article here!
STREP THROAT DURING PREGNANCY
Getting strep throat during pregnancy is even more frustrating than it is normally. Rest assured you are not alone if questioning strep throat during pregnancy. Strep throat is a bacterial infection in the throat and the tonsils. The throat gets irritated and inflamed, causing a sudden, severe sore throat. There are many different types of strep bacteria. Some cause more serious illness than others. Women can get strep throat during pregnancy, but being pregnant does not make a woman more likely to get it. Read our blog on the Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report about written by one of our doctors!
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FOUR TIPS TO SLEEP BETTER DURING PREGNANCY
One of the first inconveniences that rear their ugly heads early on can be first trimester insomnia and trouble with sleeping. Pregnant women tend to get more sleep during their first trimesters but experience a big drop in the quality of their sleep. It doesn’t take long for pregnancy to start having an effect on your body. Long before the baby bump starts to show, you’ll experience morning sickness, frequent urination, and other symptoms that make it increasingly difficult to sleep. Read the full article here!
Pregistry.com has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our sleek Social Forums. This is your place to interact with fellow pregnant women, friends, health care professionals, and Pregistry staff. Most forums are public and open to all, others are private to protect your confidentiality and to provide you with a safe environment to ask and discuss any issues that are important to you. Learn more here!