• Prenatal
  • Large for gestational age (LGA) is an indication of high prenatal growth rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prenatal nutrition addresses nutrient recommendations before and during pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is complemented in some regions of the United States, as the Quad screen (adding inhibin A to the panel, resulting in an 81% sensitivity and 5% false-positive rate for detecting Down syndrome when taken at 15-18 weeks of gestational age) and other prenatal diagnosis techniques, although it remains widely used in Canada and other countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • babies
  • However, whilst a lack of GLUT2 adaptability is negative, it is important to remember the fact that the main result of untreated gestational diabetes appears to cause babies to be of above-average size, which may well be an advantage that is managed very well with a healthy GLUT2 status. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the woman has diabetes as an intercurrent disease in pregnancy, it can cause early labor, birth defects, and very large babies. (wikipedia.org)
  • previous pregnancy
  • A previous pregnancy which resulted in a child with a macrosomia (high birth weight: >90th centile or >4000 g (8 lbs 12.8 oz)) Previous poor obstetric history Other genetic risk factors: There are at least 10 genes where certain polymorphism are associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes, most notably TCF7L2. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • In drug-treated diabetic pregnancies in which glucose levels in the woman are uncontrolled, neural tube and cardiac defects in the early-developing brain, spine, and heart depend upon functional GLUT2 carriers, and defects in the GLUT2 gene have been shown to be protective against such defects in rats. (wikipedia.org)
  • risks
  • The infant of a diabetic mother may have higher risks for serious problems during pregnancy and at birth. (nyhq.org)
  • In pregnancy, it has considerable cost and care demands and is associated with increased risks to the health of the mother and the outcome of the pregnancy. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • citation needed] This time frame allows a woman to better prepare her body for successful conception (fertilization) and pregnancy, and allows her to reduce any health risks which are within her control. (wikipedia.org)
  • Likewise, they may not understand that pregnancy carries a certain number of risks as well. (wikipedia.org)
  • MSAFP
  • Because MSAFP test results must be interpreted according to the gestational age, they often are reported in terms of multiple of the median (MoM). (wikipedia.org)
  • trimester
  • The usually test for GD later in the pregnancy, in your third trimester. (babycenter.com)
  • The triple test, also called triple screen, the Kettering test or the Bart's test, is an investigation performed during pregnancy in the second trimester to classify a patient as either high-risk or low-risk for chromosomal abnormalities (and neural tube defects). (wikipedia.org)
  • About 80% of miscarriages occur in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy (the first trimester). (wikipedia.org)