Zealth — Gestational diabetes
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By Kavya DS Women who are overweight or obese during pregnancy face several possible health risks, including high blood pressure, gestational diabetes, and an increased chance of needing a Cesarean delivery. Women are counseled not to be too thin or too heavy before getting pregnant, and new research gives even more reason for women to watch their weight: obese pregnant women stand a much greater chance of miscarrying Obese women suffer about eight more fetal and infant deaths per 1,000 births than women who enter pregnancy at a recommended weight. Pre-eclampsia - pregnancy related high blood pressure — was responsible...
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