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Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. Out of every 100 pregnant women in the United States, three to eight get gestational diabetes. Diabetes means that your blood glucose (also called blood sugar) is too high. Your body uses glucose for energy. But too much glucose in your blood can be harmful. When you are pregnant, too much glucose is not good for your baby.
Sleep apnea during pregnancy linked to the development of hypertension and metabolic syndrome

Sleep apnea during pregnancy linked to the development of hypertension and metabolic syndrome

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women on maternal and perinatal outcomes

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women on maternal and perinatal outcomes

Predicting pregnancy health and preeclampsia risk with blood RNA sequencing

Predicting pregnancy health and preeclampsia risk with blood RNA sequencing

Harmful effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women and their newborns

Harmful effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnant women and their newborns

Exploring neurodevelopmental effects on infants from in-utero exposure to COVID-19

Exploring neurodevelopmental effects on infants from in-utero exposure to COVID-19

New study strengthens the link between sleep-disordered breathing and gestational diabetes

New study strengthens the link between sleep-disordered breathing and gestational diabetes

Higher rates of preeclampsia found among Black women born in the U.S. than foreign-born counterparts

Higher rates of preeclampsia found among Black women born in the U.S. than foreign-born counterparts

Healthy dietary habits help reduce risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women

Healthy dietary habits help reduce risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in pregnant women

Study sheds light on how the immune system behaves during pregnancy

Study sheds light on how the immune system behaves during pregnancy

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

Pandemic poses short- and long-term risks to babies, especially boys

Study: Pregnant women with disabilities have increased risk for birth complications and death

Study: Pregnant women with disabilities have increased risk for birth complications and death

Financial hardship exceedingly common among pregnant and postpartum women in the U.S.

Financial hardship exceedingly common among pregnant and postpartum women in the U.S.

Maternal morbidities and outcomes in pregnant women with COVID-19

Maternal morbidities and outcomes in pregnant women with COVID-19

COVID-19 in pregnant women linked to complications in pregnancy and birth

COVID-19 in pregnant women linked to complications in pregnancy and birth

Low amount of caffeine intake during pregnancy may help reduce gestational diabetes risk

Low amount of caffeine intake during pregnancy may help reduce gestational diabetes risk

The 5:2 diet is effective at achieving weight loss in women with gestational diabetes

The 5:2 diet is effective at achieving weight loss in women with gestational diabetes

COVID-19 linked to newborn complications

COVID-19 linked to newborn complications

An investigation of SARS-CoV-2 infection in diabetic pregnancies

An investigation of SARS-CoV-2 infection in diabetic pregnancies

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may increase preterm stillbirths

COVID-19 lockdown restrictions may increase preterm stillbirths

New analysis reveals the economic burden of polycystic ovary syndrome in the U.S.

New analysis reveals the economic burden of polycystic ovary syndrome in the U.S.