Important Things I’ve Learned about Eating for Two with Gestational Diabetes

What is Gestational Diabetes? Gestational diabetes, sometimes known as GD, occurs when a pregnant woman’s blood sugar rises dangerously high. The pancreas is responsible for producing insulin which controls blood sugar within a normal range, but during pregnancy, hormones produced…

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Hold off on Umbilical Cord Cutting, Experts Agree

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In the chaos of newborn cries and nurses scurrying around, doctors have always rushed to cut the umbilical cord immediately after birth. Experts are now urging holding off, however, and avoiding cutting too soon. Read…

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