gestational diabetes

Dr. Jennifer Haythe on Cardiovascular Health & Pregnancy

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While heart disease is uncommon in pregnancy, it’s certainly not rare. Approximately 4% of pregnancies are affected by cardiovascular disease. And as women have started having babies later, risk factors for heart disease like diabetes and hypertension are more common in expectant moms. In addition, congenital heart disease is being repaired more effectively in childhood […]

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3 Tips for Managing Gestational Diabetes

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Diabetes is not an easy-breezy subject. Many of us know someone who lives with the condition and about 10% of expectant mothers may be diagnosed with gestational diabetes. It means you have abnormally high levels of sugar in your blood, which can be potentially dangerous to you and your baby. The placenta supports the baby as it grows. […]

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