Exposure to two common phenols, parabens and triclosans, may disrupt the growth of boys in utero and during their first years of life.
A weight management program (diet and exercise advice, weekly group meetings) helped obese pregnant women limit weight gain and have healthier babies.
Onfalocele image in 3D-Fetus at 30 weeks gestation.
Once you are diagnosed as having gestational diabetes, you and your health care providers will want to know more about your day-to-day blood sugar levels.
Approximately 3 to 5 percent of all pregnant women in the United States are diagnosed as having gestational diabetes. These women and their families have many questions about this disorder.
Maternal obesity and pre-pregnancy diabetes mellitus, features of the metabolic syndrome (MetSyn), are individual risk factors for neural tube defects (NTD). Whether they, in combination with additional features of MetSyn, alter this risk is not known.