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Type 2 diabetes and obesity in pregnancy is a daunting duo, according to new research published this month in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine.
How much weight a woman gains between her pregnancies may affect her risk of developing gestational diabetes.
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Riitta Luoto and colleagues from the UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, and University of Tampere, Finland, evaluate whether lifestyle interventions can reduce the risk of high birthweight babies and gestational diabetes amongst pregnant women at high risk for these outcomes.
Extremely obese women may not need to gain as much weight during pregnancy as current guidelines suggest.
High birth weight in First Nations (North American Indian) babies are linked to a higher risk of postneonatal death (infant deaths that occur from 4 weeks to 1 year of age).
Excess maternal weight gain increases birth weight after controlling for genetic factors BOSTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expectant mothers who gain large amounts of weight tend to give birth to heavier infants who are at higher risk for obesity later in life.
A new study suggests that pregnant women with a history of pregnancy-related diabetes have a good chance of developing the condition again.
There is an increased risk of recurring gestational diabetes in pregnant women who developed gestational diabetes during their first and second pregnancies.
Living in a food-insecure household during pregnancy may increase the odds of greater weight gain and pregnancy complications, particularly gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).
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