Gestational Diabetes

While the average woman shouldn't worry, it's concerning from a population health perspective.
Researchers discuss the latest evidence at a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health forum.
Regardless of the number of pregnancies experienced, a diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes can be devastating to even the most level-headed mother. Every woman experiences the impact of the news and intervention differently, but all emotions are valid and reasonable.
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The unfortunate reality is that to date, the issue of diabetes in pregnancy has received scant attention, even as maternal and newborn health has been widely embraced as a development priority.
So, you were able to control your gestational diabetes through diet alone, and the only minor annoyance was that you had to prick your finger a few times a day to record your blood sugar? That's just fantastic for you. My situation isn't working that way at all, and it's a big deal to me.
I am a mother of two. I love my two kiddos and have great memories about both of my pregnancies. Each contributed to my personal growth that leaded to the greatest turning point in my life. One of the things I regret most is not writing a pregnancy journal.
I have loved the term "diabetical" since the matriarch of Tyler Perry's Madea movie franchise first coined the phrase. The term masterfully highlights the diabolical nature of the disease, which has now become a worldwide public health crisis.
A recent People Magazine cover featured Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and Kim Kardashian. According to popular opinion, one hasn't gained enough weight during pregnancy and the other much too much -- a perfect opportunity to educate a judgmental public.
Six -- yes, SIX -- of my very closest friends are pregnant. Everywhere I turn, I'm hit with a swollen uterus. If pregnancy were a contagious disease, I'm sure I would have caught it by now
The new mom was already making arrangements for a caesarean section because of the baby’s unusual estimated size, but went
From healthier reproduction to anti-aging, exercise is still one of the most promising health strategies and is crucial for new moms.