DON’T EVER USE THESE MEDICATIONS WHEN YOU ARE PREGNANT!
During pregnancy, taking medications brings a whole new level of stress. Rest assured, however, that many medications are safe during pregnancy and being pregnant doesn’t mean you need to avoid every prescription and nonprescription drug. Your healthcare provider and your pharmacist are excellent resources for understanding how medications affect you and your unborn baby. The FDA and drug manufacturers also provide helpful resources for deciding what is safe during pregnancy. Read more here!
OSTEOARTHRITIS DURING PREGNANCY
If you are pregnant and have osteoarthritis, the extra weight gain may make your symptoms worse. You may have increased pain in your knees and muscle spasms or numbness in your legs. Just like with osteoarthritis in non-pregnant people, treatment with exercise and medications usually provides relief during pregnancy. Read our blog on The Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!
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POST-PARTUM OCD: IS THAT A THING?
Germs. The dreaded word heard most often in the wintertime. It becomes even scarier after having a baby. Many of us know how intense the paranoia, fear, and outright protective mama bear mode is after giving birth. Not letting anyone touch our bundle of joy without a thorough hand sanitizing, rough hand scrubbing, and a shedding of all clothes worn in public transportation or even in the outdoors. There is a fine line to toe when being the mother of a newborn.. Read more here!
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!