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Gestational Diabetes Test

I can not believe that I am already 28 weeks pregnant! It won’t be too much longer until our little one arrives. For today’s visit, I had to have testing to see if I have gestational diabetes.  For this test, you will be asked to drink an incredibly sweet drink.  You’ll have to wait an […]

Battling for a Natural Birth

I am trying to make my birth experience as natural as possible. I’m prepared to forego an epidural and ‘tough it out,’ and am firmly against Pitocin to induce labor. I respect every woman’s right to choose her own birth experience, but, for me, I feel that a fully natural, un-medicated birth is the best […]

Inducing Labor

When I got the call that I was diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes, my visions of a completely natural, midwife-assisted childbirth with limited medical intervention felt shattered. Fortunately, a meeting with my (favorite) midwife set my mind at ease in that regard. However, while I’ll know more after my sonogram determines fetal weight, there is a […]

Pregnant? Don`t take your blood sugar levels for granted

You think you have nothing to worry about because your glucose level is not high enough to be considered diabetic. Well, think again. Even if your glucose is below gestational diabetic levels, it may still affect your baby. “Slightly” high level of blood glucose in pregnant women may result in babies with higher birth weights […]

Link between gum disease and gestational diabetes

Researchers have found that pregnant women with gum disease may have a higher risk of developing gestational diabetes than those with healthy gums. A study showed that the 8 percent of women who developed gestational diabetes had higher levels of gum-disease-causing bacteria and inflammation. While gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy and usually disappears once the […]

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