Pregnancy Care

Gestational Diabetes Explained: Causes, Risks, And Treatment

During certain points in your pregnancy, you’ll have an appointment with your OBGYN to test for gestational diabetes. This pregnancy condition is unique in that it is only experienced until the baby is carried to term. Not only that, a woman who may experience gestational diabetes during her pregnancy has risk of developing gestational diabetes in future pregnancies. It also confers a 50% risk of developing regular diabetes later in life. 

Preconception And Prenatal Care: Why They Are So Important

The best way to ensure you have a healthy birth is by maintaining a healthy pregnancy. Getting the proper prenatal care early and having regular checkups can be key to the success of having a healthy baby.

Hyperemesis Gravidarum: Severe Morning Sickness

Hyperemesis gravidarum, or excessive vomiting, is an uncommon and unpleasant condition that can occur during pregnancy. It’s rare enough that it has an incidence of only 3% of all reported pregnancies. It is characterized by severe nausea and vomiting that can cause dehydration and weight loss. 

Four Nutrients to Eat While Pregnant

Making sure you get enough of the right nutrients to eat while pregnant is important. What you eat and drink during this time is your baby’s main source of nourishment. You will need to choose a variety of healthy foods and beverages to provide the important nutrients that your baby needs for growth and development.

Pregnant During Summer? Here’s How You Can Handle The Heat!

Pregnancy can be a wonderful time for expecting moms, but it is also a period of time that is going to be uncomfortable. The most trying time for many pregnant women is during the summer months, when heat and humidity increase. Expect your feet to swell, your hormones to bounce around, and sweating to become the norm. The following are some tips for staying more comfortable and practicing healthy habits during summer.

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Prenatal Healthcare

Pregnancy can be an exciting time, but it can also bring uncertainties and concern. Getting top-quality prenatal care will not only help your baby, but it will also give you peace of mind. The following are seven ways to get the most out of your prenatal healthcare.

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