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Looking for Gestational Diabetes Early
One of the complications pregnant women can develop is gestational diabetes. Finding out the risk for gestational diabetes as early as possible can help women and care providers manage it.
Next Gen Troubles from Smoking Moms
Smoking is a known health hazard for pregnancies. But being exposed to smoke in utero may follow a baby girl into her own pregnancy when she grows up.
Pregnancy Issues Now, Diabetes Later?
Both pre-eclampsia and gestational diabetes are serious pregnancy complications that require medical attention. However, they might be signs of later health issues to watch for as well.
Can Low-Carb Help Gestational Diabetes?
Gestational diabetes is one common pregnancy complication women might face. How much can a woman's diet influence her treatment for this condition?
One Less Worry for Preterm Babies
Babies born before the 37th week of pregnancy are considered preterm babies. Being born early can put babies at a higher risk for a variety of medical conditions.
Mama's Diabetes After Delivery
Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes need excellent blood sugar control. Fortunately, many diabetic women bring their blood sugar to normal levels during pregnancy. But how do they fare after the baby is born?
Diabetes in Pregnancy Can Be Costly
Bringing a baby into this world means more than extra responsibility. It also means extra costs, especially if you have diabetes during pregnancy.
Mama's Diet Shapes Kid's Diabetes Risk
A pregnant mother's diet plays a key role in her child's development and health. If you are pregnant, eating an unhealthy diet could boost your child's chances of developing diabetes.
Stop Diabetes, Eat Healthy After Pregnancy
Eating a healthy diet is a major part of any pregnancy. If you develop diabetes during pregnancy, diet becomes even more important. Now, it seems the importance of a healthy diet doesn't go away once the baby is born.
Multiple Risk Factors Linked to Preemies
Marijuana is often thought of as a drug that causes relatively little harm compared to other street drugs. But that may not be the case if you're carrying a little one to term.