Monthly Archives: October 2013

Risks Of Transmitting Infections Between Mother and Baby Before, During and After Delivery

One of the primary concerns of midwives, obstetricians, general practitioners and other professionals caring for pregnant women is the possible transmission of a virus or other infection from the mother to the fetus. This transmission of infection is referred to as “vertical transmission”, whether it occurs while the fetus is...
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Gestational Diabetes: Risks and Complications

Gestational diabetes is a condition that occurs during pregnancy. It affects the body’s ability to turn the sugar that we get from food into energy, resulting in unusually high levels of sugar in the blood. Gestational diabetes can be managed through healthy diet, exercise and sometimes medication. Most mothers who...
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