Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnancy Diabetes Puts Mothers and Babies at High Risk

Pregnant women at high risk for developing gestational diabetes may be less likely to experience this complication when they switch to a Mediterranean diet instead of sticking with their usual eating habits, a recent experiment suggests.  Researchers studied 1,252 women who had obesity, high blood pressure or elevated cholesterol before they conceived — all so-called […]

Avoid Death During Pregnancy – Learn How

Avoid Death During Pregnancy – Learn How

One of the most dangerous risks expectant mothers face as their delivery date approaches is a surprisingly common condition with a little-known name: placental accreta. In normal childbirth, the placenta that sustains fetal development during pregnancy is delivered shortly after the newborn infant. But sometimes, the placenta becomes so deeply attached to the woman’s uterus […]