Pregistry Newsletter- January 11, 2021

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MEMBRANE SWEEPING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

If you’re getting close to your estimated due date—which is just a guess by the way—something you may have heard about is membrane sweeping, also sometimes called membrane stripping. These terms get thrown around a lot, but don’t always get explained. Read on to learn more about what you can expect if you get your membranes swept and what the advantages and disadvantages are. Read the full article here!

EXPERT REPORT

PREGNANCY AND THE FLU

A new study published in the prestigious journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is a reminder that flu during pregnancy is a serious disease for moms and babies. It also upends the understanding of how flu effects pregnancy and developing babies. In fact, flu during pregnancy may act a bit like COVID. Read our blog on The Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!

LAST WEEK’S TOP BLOG

THE BENEFITS OF EATING APPLES DURING YOUR PREGNANCY

When you are having your first child and you start to experience those all to obvious tell-tale signs that your baby is on their way, it can be almost impossible to know how long your baby will take to arrive. Whilst some first time Moms are lucky enough to have a short labor, for many, the first labor experience can be a long, drawn out and somewhat unpredictable experience, both for the Mom to be, and her birthing partner. Read the full article here!

PREGISTRY FEATURES 

EXPERT REPORTS ON CONDITIONS, EXPOSURES, AND MEDICATIONS DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION

Pregistry has many useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our Export Reports section, which has reports on more than 250 medical conditions, 75 exposures, and 150 medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The reports can be accessed for free and they can be saved and shared with family and friends. Learn more here!

Pregistry’s vision is a world in which all pregnant women and their health care providers have the accurate information they need to successfully treat medical conditions that occur during pregnancy and ensure the best health outcomes for mothers and their babies. 
Sarita Balaban
Sarita Balaban is an undergraduate student at Touro College Los Angeles. As a Digital Marketing Associate, Sarita edits Pregistry's weekly newsletter and designs images for our social medial channels.

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