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Antenatal clinics for severely obese pregnant women can help reduce pregnancy complications, new research has found.
Pregnant women may be more likely to develop gestational diabetes during the hotter summer months, suggests a new study.
Women are more likely to develop gestational diabetes during pregnancy if they regularly eat fried food before conceiving, new research suggests.
Around a third of two and three-year-olds have had the seasonal flu vaccine, figures show.
One of the UK’s leading medical research facilities is to launch the second phase of its research into the effects of vitamin B12 on pregnant women.
Women with gestational diabetes experience fewer adverse outcomes when treated with diet or metformin instead of insulin, according to New Zealand researchers.
Maternal gestational diabetes mellitus is linked to an elevated body mass index (BMI) among offspring in adulthood, according to a Swedish study.
Call to improve gestational diabetes screeningSubscription
Calls for an improvement in gestational diabetes screening have been made after research indicated that having a large waistline and high triglyceride levels while pregnant could be a sign of diabetes.
VOL: 96, ISSUE: 40, PAGE NO: 37Sarah Strickland, BSc, RGN, is clinical nurse specialist in gestational trophoblastic disease, Charing Cross Hospital, LondonTrophoblastic cells are the outer layer of cells responsible for finding attachment, food and nourishment from the placenta for the inner cells of the ovum that are going to form the foetus. They produce the pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG).