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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.
Maternal GDM linked to increased risk of childhood obesity among children aged 9-11 years

Maternal GDM linked to increased risk of childhood obesity among children aged 9-11 years

Sleep researchers call for new diagnostic criteria to treat OSA in pregnant women

Sleep researchers call for new diagnostic criteria to treat OSA in pregnant women

Breastfeeding leads to long-term metabolic changes in mothers, study shows

Breastfeeding leads to long-term metabolic changes in mothers, study shows

Boy babies more likely to experience complications at birth than girls

Boy babies more likely to experience complications at birth than girls

Exercise during pregnancy can have benefits for mom and baby

Exercise during pregnancy can have benefits for mom and baby

Simple method may help predict type 2 diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes

Simple method may help predict type 2 diabetes risk in women with gestational diabetes

Scientists aim to explore how gestational diabetes can put babies at lifelong risk for cardiovascular disease

Scientists aim to explore how gestational diabetes can put babies at lifelong risk for cardiovascular disease

Diabetic mothers three times more likely to have anti-fetal brain autoantibodies

Diabetic mothers three times more likely to have anti-fetal brain autoantibodies

BetterYou’s DLuxPregnancy daily vitamin D oral spray offers more effective solution than tablets for expectant mums

BetterYou’s DLuxPregnancy daily vitamin D oral spray offers more effective solution than tablets for expectant mums

Prenatal fruit consumption linked to improved cognitive development in infants

Prenatal fruit consumption linked to improved cognitive development in infants

Pre-existing maternal diabetes still major risk factor for congenital heart defects

Pre-existing maternal diabetes still major risk factor for congenital heart defects

High-fructose diet during pregnancy may affect fetal growth

High-fructose diet during pregnancy may affect fetal growth

Obesity and diabetes during pregnancy can cause excessive growth of foetus

Obesity and diabetes during pregnancy can cause excessive growth of foetus

Higher oxytocin in pregnancy predicts severity of postpartum depression symptoms

Higher oxytocin in pregnancy predicts severity of postpartum depression symptoms

Scientists explore new strategies to prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

Scientists explore new strategies to prevent onset of type 1 diabetes

BetterYou’s DLuxPregnancy oral spray could boost vitamin D levels of expectant mums

BetterYou’s DLuxPregnancy oral spray could boost vitamin D levels of expectant mums

Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy do not improve babies' bone health, but may have seasonal effect

Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy do not improve babies' bone health, but may have seasonal effect

Routine stress adversely affects women’s heart

Routine stress adversely affects women’s heart

Understanding risk factors that contribute to childhood obesity

Understanding risk factors that contribute to childhood obesity

Physical exercise during pregnancy can prevent gestational hypertension

Physical exercise during pregnancy can prevent gestational hypertension