The glucose tolerance test is used to test pregnant women for potential gestational diabetes, which is pregnancy-induced diabetes. The American Diabetes Association states that gestational diabetes occurs in as many as 9.2 percent of pregnancies according to a study conducted in 2014. Gestational diabetes risk factors include prior pregnancies with gestational diabetes, having type 1 or 2 diabetes, a family history of diabetes, a body mass index (BMI) of over 30, and advanced maternal age…Read More
Please bear with me as I start this blogging journey, this is new to me. Throw me in a room with a woman giving birth and I am golden – I can help you in any way you need – but ask me to write a weekly blog, and I have a lot to learn.
To start let me introduce myself…Read More