By Dr Andrew Orr Gestational diabetes is diabetes that occurs during pregnancy only. It is definitely on the increase, most likely due to our high carbohydrate diet and lack of proteins. Gestational Diabetes Symptoms Gestational diabetes usually has no obvious symptoms.
According to DailyMail, new guidelines by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) advise that women trying to conceive and those in the first three months of pregnancy stay away from alcohol. Previous guidance stated that mothers-to-be should not drink more
Trying for a baby? Being healthy before, during and after pregnancy involves so many different aspects of your life. So, Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE Pregnancy & Childbirth Expert has compiled a quick list to help you stay on the healthy side.
Pregnancy insomnia is thought to affect up at 78% of women at some point during the pregnancy. If you’re in that 78%, you probably know only too well how infuriating it is each time someone tells you to ‘get plenty
Often times, simple things we don’t pay attention to have adverse effects on our overall health. Making necessary lifestyle adjustments can have remarkable impacts. Check out three lifestyle habits you should cultivate, starting from now: 1. Move Often. These days
Doctor’s warning that her weight could prevent her from becoming pregnant motivated this young woman to lose 38 kilograms in seven months. According to the Mirror UK; Siobhann O’Brien, 23, started her weight-loss campaign after doctors warned her weight could
What would you sacrifice just to have a baby? Having a baby cost Louise Gilbert her £30,000 and her marriage but she says it’s worth it. The Mirror UK reports that after being told she would never be able to
As scientists establish a link between high cholesterol and cancer, Statins, already taken by millions of people in the UK can potentially prevent breast cancer, as an on-going study suggests. Mail Online reports that the cholesterol-reducing drugs are already taken
According to Mail Online, Kelly Rowland sure isn’t sitting on a couch eating ice cream during her pregnancy. After sharing a photo of her yoga practice last week, the former Destiny’s Child singer posted new images of herself on Friday
We brought you an earlier report about a woman who fed her son excessive salt, which killed him eventually. Was it intentional? Was the woman mentally alright? She faces possible diagnosis of a clinical condition called MAUNCHAUSEN BY PROXY. What
Woman feeds her son excessive salt which kills him eventually. Sources say she was a doting mum. Why did she do it then? Is she suffering from a rare psychiatric condition or is she just plain criminal minded? According to
A Phillipino housemaid in Saudi Arabia, was asked by her employer’s mother to bring her some coffee. Delaying in granting her wish, the employer’s mother who’s Saudi, poured boiling water over her. Continue reading…… According to The Independent; The 23-year-old
In Uganda, a nurse carrying the HIV virus has been jailed for knowingly trying to infect a child in her care, with the virus, via a needle. There are mixed feelings however, over her sentence as some people are of
Sad News for parents of 7 year old whose earlier diagnosis, turns out to be leukemia. Continue reading….. According to Daily Mail; A mother was repeatedly told her six-year-old daughter had ‘flat feet’ by doctors when in fact she had
A baby who swallowed a pistachio nut shell without anyone knowing, died from suffocation after the struggle for her life. According to Daily Mail; A seven-month-old baby died after choking to death on a pistachio nutshell which paramedics did not
Doctors of Brook University Hospital have saved the life of 25-year-old Sharon Savino, by performing an open heart surgery on her to remove a tumor the size of an egg. The young mother was pregnant with her third child. Savino
PIctured above, Lee-Ann Ellison is seen lifting heavy weights just 2 weeks before her delivery Not only is Lee-Ann Ellison (35), a fitness freak seen lifting heavy weights a few weeks just before delivery, she also had a home birth
BEIJING (KGO) — A pregnant woman has become a local celebrity after running a marathon four weeks before her baby is due. Xu Yunyun says she took part in the competition at the Beijing Olympic Park, believing that the training
Hope Juarez was born with a rare condition of fetal-maternal hemorrhage, a case where she had lost majority of her fetal blood in her mother’s uterus. Te Huffingtonpost reports; Jennifer Juarez had a gut feeling that something was wrong when
There are a lot of pregnancy dos and don’ts out on the web. To keep it straight and simple, Women’s Health suggested the following basic tips to ensure that you are on the right track to a healthy pregnancy. 1.