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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.
Exposure to phthalates may alter a hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy

Exposure to phthalates may alter a hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy

The 5:2 diet may provide a less overwhelming option for women with gestational diabetes

The 5:2 diet may provide a less overwhelming option for women with gestational diabetes

Obese, pregnant women can reduce infants' health risks through improved diet, physical activity

Obese, pregnant women can reduce infants' health risks through improved diet, physical activity

Researchers show how AI may help in improving pregnant women's health

Researchers show how AI may help in improving pregnant women's health

Study may help identify women at risk of developing type 2 diabetes after pregnancy

Study may help identify women at risk of developing type 2 diabetes after pregnancy