• NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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    Exercise and Pregnancy

    Exercise and Pregnancy

    Why exercise during pregnancy? Some women wish to exercise during pregnancy because they were doing regular exercise before they became pregnant and wish to continue. Other women who have not done regular exercise before, see pregnancy as a good time to start a regular exercise program. EFFECTS ON THE MOTHER OF EXERCISE DURING PREGNANCY Cardiovascular

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    • NOVEMBER 14, 2017
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    Diabetes in Pregnancy

    Diabetes in Pregnancy

    Diabetes is a disorder in which the body does not produce enough insulin or does not utilize insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone that allows sugar to enter cells, where it can be turned into energy. In untreated diabetes, high levels of sugar can accumulate in the blood and damage organs, including blood vessels, eyes and kidneys. Some individuals with diabetes need daily insulin injections to prevent these complications. About one in I00 women of childbearing age has diabetes before pregnancy (preexisting

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    • NOVEMBER 6, 2017
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    Bleeding During Pregnancy

    Bleeding During Pregnancy

    Spotting or bleeding at any some point in time during pregnancy is common. About 15 to 20 percent of pregnant women report varying amounts of vaginal bleeding in the first three months. Once you enter your second tri­mester, it becomes more unusual. Here are some likely reasons of spot­ting in early pregnancy and what it implies when you bleed or spot later in your term. Reasons for Bleeding in Pregnancy Early Bleeding Implantation Bleeding – One of

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