Gestational Diabetes and You

    Pregnancy is an exciting and turbulent time, full of new experiences and things to look forward to. During pregnancy you do everything you can to look after your own health, knowing that your baby’s good health depends on it. Gestational diabetes is a disease that occurs only during pregnancy. It can threaten the well-being of you and your...

Pregnancy and Weight Control

  Women who are very overweight (or very underweight) at the start of pregnancy are at greater risk of developing complications during pregnancy or at delivery. For the overweight woman, these include high blood pressure, hypertension or pregnancy (toxaemia), caesarean birth, kidney ailments, gestational diabetes and a long labour. If you’re pregnant or considering pregnancy, make sure you have a...