Pregnancy Archive

What is the relationship of Pregnancy and Diabetes?

Some women who get pregnant get diabetes, but this type of diabetes, called “gestational” diabetes, usually goes away when the baby is delivered. The physical changes of pregnancy cause the diabetes in some women. Women who have at least one of these characteristics is likely to get gestational diabetes: they have had a previous stillbirth;

Dangers of Pregnancy After Age 35

What are the dangers of pregnancy after age 35? Having children, especially a first child after age 35 is riskier than having them at a younger age, but such pregnancies are not higher risk if the mother is healthy. Until the 1970’s, obstetricians rarely saw women older than 35 expecting their first child. Now, more