BASSINETS VS. CRIBS
Nursery decorating is exhilarating when your pre-baby nesting drive kicks in but is not so fun when you are confronted with the cost and the time commitment once you have your baby. Whereas diapers and burping clothes are at the forefront of your mind, ruffles, carpets, colors, and baby bassinets are not. Read more here!
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE AND PREGNANCY
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. IBD usually starts in women between ages 15 and 25, just through the peak childbearing years. In the past, women with IBD were advised that being pregnant was too risky and that a flare-up of IBD symptoms during pregnancy could increase the risk for miscarriage or preterm birth. Fortunately, the US-based Pregnancy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Neonatal Outcomes study now brings good news to women with IBD who want to become pregnant. Read our blog on The Pulse here, and available now, our extensive Expert Reportwritten by one of our doctors!
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THIS IS HOW TO TREAT THE FLU DURING PREGNANCY
Almost synonymous with the words fall, winter, and snow is the dreaded influenza, also known as “flu”. Vitamin C and hand sanitizer won’t always be enough to protect you from this dreaded enemy. If there’s one thing experts can all agree on- it’s that if pregnant you must seek immediate attention if contracting the flu. 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!