About 10% of pregnant women experience gestational diabetes each year in this country, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and studies show it’s on the rise. Though outcomes for gestational diabetes are good, an alarming finding showed the disease could put offspring at greater risk when they grow up. Recently published in […]
Is there any end to morning sickness? Some pregnant women experience very little nausea and vomiting, while others face it all day, every day. Unfortunately, nausea and vomiting are very common during pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. And despite its name, morning sickness isn’t always restricted to the morning. Some women feel sick to […]
In this video, Dr. Katherine Wolfe, director of the diabetes and pregnancy program at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses what an expecting mother can do to ensure a safe pregnancy for her and her child, as well as what to do if the pregnancy itself induces a typically temporary form of this disease.