WHAT WE KNOW TODAY ABOUT COVID-19 AND PREGNANCY
Over the past year, our knowledge of the effects of COVID-19 on the body, including during pregnancy, and of how different conditions, including pregnancy, affect the outcome of this disease has been growing. New knowledge comes from studies of patients, of victims of COVID-19 who did not survive, and of the systematic review and combination of the results of small studies into larger studies (meta-analysis). Based on what has been done in this realm and published in the medical literature over the past several months, here are a few things that we can say at this point in time about the interaction between SARS-CoV2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) and reproductive biology. Read the full article here!
GESTATIONAL DIABETES DURING PREGNANCY
Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is first diagnosed during pregnancy. Although it can cause problems to either the mother or her baby, gestational diabetes can be managed and controlled by you and your healthcare provider. It usually goes away after you give birth. Read our blogs on The Pulse here, here, and here and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!
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IS HOT YOGA SAFE DURING PREGNANCY?
Yoga is a popular form of exercise and is an excellent way to get in shape and stay in shape. For most women, yoga is a very safe exercise during pregnancy, even if you are just starting out with it. Although there are a small number of poses or postures that health experts say should be avoided during pregnancy, for the most part yoga is very safe during pregnancy and it has a lot of big benefits. Read the full article here!
MY PREGNANCY PHOTO GALLERY
Pregistry.com has many free useful tools to help you during your pregnancy. One example is our Photo Gallery, where you can upload photos of your growing bump and add text to remember what it was like to be pregnant at that time. Then, generate a beautiful video with our exclusive tool and save it or share it with friends and family. All for free! Learn more here!