FACT OR MYTH
BABY EYE COLOR
Over the years, I have marveled at the many parent questions I receive that are covered minimally or, in some cases, not at all in medical training nor in the continued learning exercises in which we all participate. Certainly at the forefront of uncharted (or at least untaught) parent-question territory is: “When will I know what color my baby’s eyes are going to be?” Read more here!
ANAPHYLAXIS DURING PREGNANCY
Many women of child-bearing age have asthma and allergies. These conditions can worsen and new allergies can develop during pregnancy, and women who have never had an allergic reaction before may experience anaphylaxis – a severe, whole-body, life-threatening allergic reaction that includes breathing and circulatory problems. Read our blog on the Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Report written by one of our doctors!
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HOW TO CALCULATE YOUR DUE DATE
If you’re a first time mom struggling with breastfeeding, take heart! Breastfeeding is depicted in the media as a beautiful, natural thing: glowing images of you and your baby quietly enjoying each other as your baby gets all the nourishment they need. This cultural pressure can make you feel as though you’re doing something wrong if your breastfeeding experience isn’t like that, but the truth is that breastfeeding can be really tough—particularly if it’s your first time trying it. Read more 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!