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  • fetus
  • Anemia and infection, indicating problems with the woman's overall health at that moment, can both affect a woman's ability to become pregnant at that time as well as affect the stability of the pregnancy and health of the fetus. (wikipedia.org)
  • During a normal pregnancy, many physiological changes occur such as increased hormonal secretions that regulate blood glucose levels, such as a glucose-'drain' to the fetus, slowed emptying of the stomach, increased excretion of glucose by the kidneys and resistance of cells to insulin. (wikipedia.org)
  • if she's having twins or other multiples, and the gestational age of the fetus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Miscarriage, also known as spontaneous abortion and pregnancy loss, is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before it is able to survive independently. (wikipedia.org)
  • lactation
  • The effects of puberty, pregnancy, lactation, ovariectomy (OVX), and estrogen, prolactin, and bromocriptine implants were studied in FVB mice (Charles River Laboratories) housed in groups of two to five in filter-top cages in a controlled environment (22-25°C, 40-50% humidity, and 12-h light-dark cycle with lights on from 0600-1800). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Causes
  • Morgan SC, Relaix F, Sandell LL, Loeken MR (2008) Oxidative stress during diabetic pregnancy disrupts cardiac neural crest migration and causes outflow tract defects. (springer.com)
  • bleeding into the decidua basalis and tissue necrosis causes uterine contractions to expel the pregnancy. (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)
  • diet
  • Diabetic Gastroparesis Diet. (mip-dili.eu)
  • Gestational diabetes is a treated with a diabetic diet, exercise, and possibly insulin injections. (wikipedia.org)
  • General nutritional guidelines for the gestating diabetic, a sample diet plan, and other issues. (dmoztools.net)
  • Insulin therapy Insulin Carbohydrate Monosaccharide (simple carbohydrate) - Insulin index Glycemic index Glycemic load Medical research related to low-carbohydrate diets Atkins diet Atkins Nutritionals Robert Atkins (nutritionist) William Banting Richard K. Bernstein Diabetic diet (low-carb) CarbSmart ice cream products Ketogenic diet Low-glycemic index diet Meatatarian - all meat diet, generally not recommended by nutritionists. (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)
  • 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)
  • weeks
  • It is probably safe throughout an uncomplicated pregnancy but it is best avoided after the fifth month (or 20 weeks) when the uterus becomes large enough to become a barrier to effective technique. (netwellness.org)
  • weight
  • Although I believe that exercise in pregnancy is great, the goal should be to maintain a level of activity or wellbeing and not lose weight or increase fitness. (netwellness.org)
  • Also, non-weight bearing exercise (swimming, cycling) rather than weight bearing (running, dance) was shown to be better tolerated and continued in pregnancy. (netwellness.org)
  • LGA is often defined as a weight, length, or head circumference that lies above the 90th percentile for that gestational age. (wikipedia.org)
  • odds
  • I imagine that eating a pure meat diet (without eggs or dairy or organ meats) might provide a decent level of health while preventing or greatly reducing odds of pregnancy. (blogspot.com)
  • large
  • Home health supplies catalog featuring a large selection of products from diabetic and incontinence supplies to walkers and wheelchairs. (mip-dili.eu)